Winning is sweet!
Winning is sweet! Very sweet!
The long journey down the North South Highway was indeed worth
it. 22 hours without sleep...and a paintball medal at the end of
the day is sweeter than anything else. Yes, we won it! Not
first, not second but third. Our first paintball medal. As
SEBURO puts it "the last time I won a medal was when I was 10
years old", this medal is certainly and achievement for us since
our interception. Port Dickson Paintball United Challenge
The last time when we were there, we did not participate in the
tournament but was there to lend a presence of support to the
organizers. But this year, we were determined to make the trip.
The objective was to have fun...and that was what we tasted:
F - First paintball medal (hopefully more to come)
U - United we stand (all regular members of the Red Sevens were
N - Novice feeling...
I bet if we were at Port Dickson last year, we would have been
trashed, humiliated, bashed...That's the Novice feeling that I
am referring to. To play and be expose to more paintball games,
I urged people to join us in our adventure up North. True...I
will take a while for you to be familiarized with the paintball
culture...but hey, winning is sweet. Remember?
Back to the games...the mechanical marker division was more of a
60% scenario players and 40% speedballers. While having said
that, scenario players were no push-overs. They displayed
excellent communication on the ground and was able to understand
the fundamental of suppressive fire. Most of the games are won
by players making spectacular bunkering moves before they hit
the last guy, who was usually at the last bunker holding the
One of the interesting thing about the tourney was the
introduction of the 4th player, who will come running out of the
bunker on the 10th seconds of the game. Interesting enough...I
am sure thoughts of shooting the player on the 10th was on every
The conclusion of the game was the usual X-FOX winning the Open
Division and our "most encountered" GANG winning the Mechnical
Marker Division. Congratulations to both team.
Yes, and Red Sevens got third!!! Good on you mate!!!