Tag: combat

Paintballing goes with a bang!

  Squad leader Michael Marks kneels, hidden by trees, surveying his target through the night-vision scope on his weapon, a paintball gun modded to look like an M4 rifle. He’s watching a cluster of concrete buildings about 50 yards away. Signal flares sputter in the streets. Armed men dart between shadows. Marks touches his neck […]

Conkers ain’t Bonkers

The game of conkers is ages old. Using the dark brown horse chestnuts, not to be confused with the smaller chestnut, you can have hours of fun trying to smash apart your opponent’s conker. The game of conkers, also called conker fighting, involves trying to smash your opponent’s conker which is suspended at the end […]