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The Armory Airsoft

Suitable for Ages 12+

The Armory Airsoft

Originally operating in Northcote Auckland for 9 years The Armory is now operating alongside World Challenge Tag Paintball offering yet another option for action seekers to choose from. Click on the following link to find out more

What is Airsoft?

Airsoft originated in Japan in the early 1980’s and was the Japanese version of Paintball. From there Airsoft has spread to become extremely popular around the world.

Almost all Airsoft guns fire a 6mm plastic BB between 100fps and 500fps which are fast enough to feel and slow enough over distance not to cause serious injury as long as appropriate gear is worn. They are a lot more accurate than Paintball markers and less painful when hit. Airsoft guns replicate their real life counter parts in look and sometimes in weight.

Unlike Paintball where players are marked with paint when they are hit Airsoft uses an honor system where you call yourself out when you are hit, if this is ignored it is seen as unsportsmanlike. Usually when you’re covered in a number of Paintball splatters it’s hard to tell when a fresh hit has occurred and the same honor system would occur.