Do you prefer paintball or airsoft game play and why?

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  1. johnsams profile image68
    johnsamsposted 10 years ago

    Do you prefer paintball or airsoft game play and why?

    Which in your opinion is better.

  2. rocksolid profile image59
    rocksolidposted 10 years ago

    well myself I like airsoft it hurts a little more but it makes you play a little better as far as hiding,and thinking.

  3. johnsams profile image68
    johnsamsposted 10 years ago

    Thank you rocksolid for responding. I like airsoft because of the Military Simulation aspect,  it costs less and doesnt hurt as much as paintball does.

  4. greengypsywolf1 profile image60
    greengypsywolf1posted 9 years ago

    I prefer airsoft myself, and for a fairly wide array of reasons.
    There is the MilSim apsect of it, in fact I tend to lean towards the extreme end as I would love to see more fields adopt a realistic capacity magazines.
    You are are able to use more tactics than paintball (which tends to be a lot blind firing spray and pray IMHO); in fact if you dont employ some semblance of tactics thenyou will assuredly fail.
    The weapons having such a resemblance to their real steel counter parts can really help to draw you into the different scenarios you will be playing out.
    As has been stated airsoft BB's are a lot cheaper than paintballs, leaving more money for an accurate military style loadout.
    And overall the atmosphere of airsoft is something I find much preferable than that of paintball.

  5. Pitviper_actual profile image60
    Pitviper_actualposted 9 years ago

    Airsoft hands down. The multitude of guns and accessories are boundless on airsoft guns. Paint ball tends to be spray and pray. These guys act like they are painting a car. I work very hard on my airsoft guns to make them look as real as possible. I have seen an exodus of paintball players moving into airsoft. The guns are in most cases cheaper and the bb's are very cheap. The cost of gas and paint balls can run up a bill in a hurry. Not to mention the horrific masks you have to wear. Then when you get home you have to wash all of your gear to get the paint out of it. Most times I only take one mag onto the playing field especially in a jungle environment. I usually make knife kills. You can't do that is paintball. I use specific tactics and my fellow team members are taught from day one how to use tactics to be more deadly on the field. I think once paint ballers see the multitude of guns and accessories, they will start moving into airsoft. The speedball challenge of airsoft is more like a paint ball game. I won't play that either. I prefer to be in the jungle where I own the situation.


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