Laser tag is an interesting game, which is why it’s one of the most popular games among youths. Its growing popularity has attracted people of all age groups worldwide. It has become the preferred choice of venue for organising birthday parties and corporate team building activities. However, there are still many people who are unaware of this fun and competitive game. They have many doubts and inhibitions that restrict them from playing a laser tag game.
For those newbies, we’ve compiled answers to 6 frequently asked questions that are sure to clear their doubts.
- Is laser tag game safe?
Ans. Laser tag game is safe as it is mostly played indoors in laser tag arenas and is supervised at all times by experts. The equipment used for playing the game use infrared light instead of real lasers meaning they won’t damage human eyes. However, laser tag is physically demanding just like any other sports activity. You can get hurt by falling or tripping while playing laser tag if you run carelessly and don’t follow the rules.
- Is there any age limit for playing laser tag game?
Ans. There is no age limit for participating laser tag. People of all age groups can enjoy this interesting game with their friends, colleagues or family members. But, children that are less than 6 years old are not fit to play this game as the laser tag suit is too heavy for them to handle for a full-length game.
- How many players can play at one time?
Ans. It depends on the space provided by the laser tag facility you are hiring. Some facilities can accommodate 45 players at one time while others can accommodate 27 players. Consult an official of the laser tag arena for more details.
- I’ve never played laser tag before, how will I know what to do in the arena?
Ans. Don’t worry! Before every laser tag game, the players are acquainted with the rules through a brief instructional video. After watching the video, they can ask questions to the instructor if they have doubts.
- Is laser tag as painful as paintball?
Ans. No. Unlike paintball where it hurts when you get hit leading to welts or bruises, in a laser tag game, simply your pack shuts down temporarily when you’re tagged. Its completely painless and can be played several times without getting hurt.
- Is there any particular dress code for this game?
Ans. There is no specific dress code. Comfortable shoes and dark coloured clothes are recommended. The reasons being, you need to run while trying to win a point so comfortable shoes will help you and secondly, this game is played in dark and light-coloured clothing will glow in the dark thus making you an easy target for the opponents.
Hopefully, this post has cleared some of your doubts and answered the questions running in your mind. Now you’re ready to try your first laser tag game. Book a game today as DP Lazer Maze will be more than happy to welcome you in our arena.