Paintball combines the philosophies from Sun Tzu’s The Art of War with anecdotes from Jackson Pollock's autobiography, I Will Fight Your Painting. Hone combat aesthetics with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get a paintball package at Splat Shack Paintball (a $40 total value) in Orrville. The paintball package includes the following:
- Field entry, 500 paintballs, and all-day air or CO2 (a $30 value)
- Rental equipment, including a marker, a mask, a 200-round loader and a CO2 tank (a $10 value)
Splat Shack Paintball's tree-laden battlegrounds camouflage paint-slinging soldiers behind a wooded pine field as they weave in and out of various natural obstacles. Before taking to the warzone, visitors strap themselves with a market and the appropriate safety accouterments, such as masks and '80s parachute pants. Players then unleash themselves on the field, spraying 500 CO2-powered paintballs across two elevated forts and several small bunkers. In addition to natural cover, a realistic airplane fuselage and nosecone cultivate a video-game-style aesthetic across the high-energy landscape. The expansive grounds facilitates various types of paintball matches, including speedball, capture the flag, and Terminator 5: Escape From Gullah Gullah Island.
14847 Fosnight Rd.
Orrville, Ohio 44667