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Review: Tippmann Crossover Electro-Mechanical Marker

Boy how things have changed!  Tippmann making a tournament gun!?!  Wow! Oh.  It’s not a tournament gun?  But…it has…you can…huh? The Tippmann Crossover is being billed and marketed as the kind of gun a scenario player can step out of the woods and onto the speedball court with.  This would seem to be an intentional […]


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Empire Vidar Goggles Review

I just received a Vidar goggle system in the mail today from the folks at Empire.  Seems like they’re spreading the wealth as there’s already a pretty good set of reviews going out there. I’m guessing they sent me one cause most of those reviews are totally off base, typical internet BS stuff, obviously written […]


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John Carter: Movie Review for ‘Ballers and Scenario Types

I’ve already reviewed this movie over on my science fiction blog  for those who would prefer to see my take from a purely fan oriented point of view.  (If the website name looks familair – I’m working on bringing back science fiction’s first magazine, a magazine largely responsible for establishing the genre, first published in […]


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Review: Tippmann Crossover

by Bruce Johnston – Tippinators For over 25 years Tippmann has produced high quality paintball markers like the 98, SL68 and Pro Carbine that are the most rugged and reliable on the market. Over the last 10 years Tippmann has produced the benchmark scenario and military simulation markers with the A5, X7 and Phenom. Now […]


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S-Thunder Foam Grenade Demo

S-Thunder has welcomed professional reviewers to demonstrate ALTERNATIVE WAYS to effectively use S-Thunder milsim gear. A video was produced by SAS Woodsball of Canada demonstrating an alternative way to effectively use S-Thunder’s foam ball by filling the foam ball grenade with paintballs and sealing the top of the grenade shell with tape which can be […]


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Review: How To Dominate The Paintball Field Ebook (-4 Stars)

I just love an opportunity to slice and dice when something really deserves it. This one does.


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Visual Reviews Does Chicago

Watch. Then envy.


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Empire AXE: Review

A full-on review of Empire’s workhorse – the AXE


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Review: World War II Re-Enactors Magazine

WWII magazine devoted to living history re-enactment may be of interest and use to scenario gamers


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Hitman Paintball Videos Reviews Goblin Deuce

Pretty nifty fun double-barrel pocket-rocket!


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Review: Empire Paintball Trracer Pump Gun

Review: Empire Paintball Trracer Pump Gun

Bill turns his hand to a review of the new Empire Trracer pump marker


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Bad Karma Reviews Tippmann’s X7 Phenom

Check it out http://www.teambadkarma.com/?p=1577


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Back to the Future – Steel Reserve’s Scenario at PnL Paintball

Charles ‘Happy’ Holton gives us the skinny on PnL’s scenario game – Back to the Future II, hosted by Steel Reserve I have attended several of The Steele Reserve/PnL Paintball scenario games.  For a change there was not a NorEaster.  For those of you not from, or in New England, that is an ugly storm.  […]


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West Point Combat Classic Coverage

You can call this piece just about whatever you’d like to – event coverage, review, article, whatever – since so much happened and there is so much follow-on that I’m forced (by time constraints – out 2.5 days for the game, gonna be out another 2 for a ‘super-secret’ road trip) to combine a bunch […]


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Top Ten Movies For Paintballers Part 1

What – you didn’t know there were ten movies that featured paintball? Well, there aren’t. There are plenty of flicks that include paintball (usually in a bad or mocking light, but that’s changing), and a few that have included the game as a major plot element or device (Paintball, The Movie, Black Balled: The Bobby […]


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Paintball Movie Review: Splatter

Lonnie Schuyler, the writer/director of the indie film Splatter was kind enough to provide 68Caliber.com with a screening copy; up till now the only way to see the entire movie was to attend one of the many film festivals it is being promo-ed at. Trailers for the movie have been released in various places, including […]


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Paintball & Zombies – Perfect Together

Paintball & Zombies – Perfect Together

68Caliber was clued in to a BRAINS! new independent television show called BRAINS!  ZOMBIE HUNTERS: CITY OF THE DEAD Brains? an independent production from Devarez Films LLC. My good BITD paintball buddy Fred Dorski (manages a field in NJ and was captain of the legendary Shore Patrol paintball team) is apparently friends with some of […]


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Paintball Product Review: Flurry Industries Emissary Vest

William Garrison returns yet again, this time with what he describes as a ‘long-term’ review of a staple of scenario game products, the game vest. Bill has been using his for seven years now (!) and offers up some observations on a piece of gear that has stood the test of time. Long Term Review […]


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Paintball Event Line Up At PB Sports NY


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Movies For Paintballers:  Kick-Ass

Movies For Paintballers: Kick-Ass

So, like, how could a movie called Kick-Ass not be a movie for ‘ballers? It can’t.  There is just no way that K-A is not a movie for paintballers. Most war flicks, revenge films, science fiction (fantasy flicks, so long as they have a battle scene or two) and superhero movies are fodder for paintballers […]


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NCPA vs NPPL: Paintball Webcasts – A Review

This past weekend presented what was I believe, an unprecedented opportunity to watch live tournament paintball on the web. Over on Channel FCS, we got to watch the entire NCPA National Championships, live from Central Florida Paintball in Lakeland. (A wonderful and extremely professional field that is a very well thought out and forward-thinking facility. […]


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Books For Paintballers:  Killerbowl by Gary K. Wolf

Books For Paintballers: Killerbowl by Gary K. Wolf

Last month I posted a movie review for you all (Book of Eli); the month before, I mentioned an article that I wrote for Fantasy magazine that showed the connections between genre fiction (fantasy, horror, science fiction) and paintball, particularly scenario games. Today, I offer you Gary K. Wolf’s KILLERBOWL, his popular 1975 novel about […]


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TSSOC Reviews the new Tippmann Paintball Marker

TSSOC Reviews the new Tippmann Paintball Marker

The secret is out and Tri-State Special Operations Command is here to confirm that the next evolution in marker design is here with Tippmann’s new X-7 Phenom. On the surface this new marker closely resembles the X-7 but looks can be deceiving. Under the hood of the all-aluminum receiver of this mil-sim beauty features a […]


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Parent’s Guide to Paintball Getting Top Reviews From Top Players

Members of San Diego Dynasty (7 Time World Champions) and Texas X-Factor took a look at Steve Davidson’s A PARENT’S GUIDE TO PAINTBALL and had this to say: “This book is a great resource for any parents out there with questions about paintball. It does a great job going over just about everything someone should […]


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