Monthly Archives: February 2011

Paintball this weekend – Orion Valley – February 19, 2011

We will be playing this Saturday, February 19th in the Valley.

The weather will be mostly cloudy with a high of 70 – these are truly the golden days. Hurry and come play before it’s 100 degrees outside (next month).

Primary scenario: HOSTAGE RESCUE

You know you can storm the fort when you’re spraying and praying – but what if you need to rescue a team mate? Special guest for this game will be Harry Hostage. What was he doing in the fort in the first place?

Special requirements: This scenario assumes body armor (multiple shots/out), so feel free to bring out some padding.

If you plan on being or bringing out someone as a guest this weekend, please let me know in advance, so that we can have some gear put aside for them. At this time all of our guest gear is cleaned up and the weather should be nice, so it’s a good time to get a guest into the action.

Bring a ruck and what you need to sustain while playing (water, camelback, etc.).

A few notes on 2011:

Upcoming pump and paint game – Petty Paintball in Lockhart (http://www.pettypb.com/) is hosting a pump-only big game on February 26th. I am planning on heading up Saturday morning (games start at 11am), and then having some great BBQ in Lockhart (http://www.kreuzmarket.com/) before heading back. If you like to play with a pump marker, this game will be awesome. If you would like to play with a pump and/or check this out, please let me know as I have 3 spare pump guns I will lend out for this event. Field paint is required (air is included), but the event only costs $10.

CO2 fills now available – Thanks to everyone who paid dues in the Fall, we now have a CO2 tank at Orion Valley. That’s right – starting this weekend, you can get your fills at the field instead of trying your luck with the blokes at Wal-mart, Academy, or wherever else you’ve been getting them. If you are a dues-paying member, your fills are free! If you haven’t paid dues, fills are going to cost you $2 – which is still half of what you’d pay at the store. Which brings me to . . .

Pay Yer Dues
– In the timeless words of Mr. “Knuckles” Wiski, our tenderhearted enforcer, “Those forts don’t build themselves!” Dues are $25 for the season or $40 for the year. Since fills at a store-like place are now close to $4/ea, plus travel, plus dealing with Ye Olde Paintball Shoppe-keep.

Please consider paying these via paypal, so I don’t have to have Wiski chasing you around the field with a lead pipe (unless that’s your thing).

Let me know if you need a copy of the new schedule . . .

Look forward to seeing everyone there!

Paintball this weekend – Orion Valley – February 5, 2011

The time you have been waiting for his here . . . . this weekend is our BIG SCENARIO. We’ll be starting off at Orion Valley with a pre-game briefing and then heading over to the secret location for the action. We have our eight players lined up for this game, so the roster is now closed. If you are getting this email and haven’t confirmed with me for the game, please contact me back ASAP with your intentions!

The weather will be sunny with a high of 63 – probably pretty cool in the morning, but should heat-up as the action gets going.

Primary scenario: SEARCH AND DESTROY

All pertinent details about the game will be given on Saturday at the pre-game briefing. I will give everyone a call tomorrow with specific details on timing and where you need to be. It is imperative that you be on time for this scenario, as it involves coordinating multiple groups with different start times.

Special requirements: Due to the nature of this scenario, you will need to cart your full combat load with you for the duration of the game. This means you will need to have a way to carry multiple pods, spare tank, water source, your marker, a spare marker (as you see fit), and whatever else you need to effectively wage war and still move around. I would highly recommend the use of an LBE/LBV with a supplemental backpack that you can ditch in a firefight. Some of this will be covered in the pre-game briefing. We will have a few loaner LBEs and you need to get with me ASAP if you have any questions about your kit, or if you feel like you need to borrow some extra gear to properly kit-up for this scenario.

A few notes on 2011:

Upcoming pump and paint game – Petty Paintball in Lockhart (http://www.pettypb.com/) is hosting a pump-only big game on February 26th. I am planning on heading up Sautrday morning (games start at 11am), and then having some great BBQ in Lockhart (http://www.kreuzmarket.com/) before heading back. If you like to play with a pump marker, this game will be awesome. If you would like to play with a pump and/or check this out, please let me know as I have 3 spare pump guns I will lend out for this event. Field paint is required (air is included), but the event only costs $10.

Pay Yer Dues – If you haven’t paid dues, please get these to me as soon as possible. Consider paying these via paypal, so I don’t have to have Wiski chasing you around the field with a 2×4 (with a nail sticking out of it).

Look forward to seeing everyone there!