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Battlepriest..... wierd name?...well yes I actually am a priest. Ordained by the Universal Life Church in Modesta CA. Although anyone who wants to can get ordained, legally by the ULC. I have and do actually use my ordination as a priest. I have performed 2 weddings and have been know to be a spiritual guide for some. I also bill myself as the unnoficial Airsoft Combat Chaplain (If you cant have fun with who you are, whats the point in having fun right?)
My team Geeks with Guns so has about 4 active members, myself and my best friend Yod9 being the founders. At our largest, we had 6 active members, but we seem to have trouble finding people to join us, because we arent in a position to play every month, or even every big game of the year in the Chicago area. Our recruiting policy restricts us to team members over the age of 18, if for no other reason than legal responsibility, but also because we simply want to have a team of adults who at least have some life experience. I do admit that I have met some players under the age of 18 who are very very good, and carry themselves quite well.
GWG Arsenal (list incomplete)
I am also the owner/administrator of http://www.airsoftspecialists.com , an airsoft product review site. I have several reviews and articles there, so please have a look.
I am also a budding Airsoft Videographer, and have published several videos to date...You can see most of them if you look around our Videos sub-forum in the Airsoft photos and Images section.
Our home field used to be Challenge Park in Joliet IL. http://www.challengepark.com They have recently ceased hosting of airsoft events but they are currently the best venue in the country for paintball and they were that be for airsoft for at least a year.
There are also 2-3 other fields nearby that are privately owned and cost nothing to play on. the CAA (chicago airsoft association) is the organizer of several of them. There are also event hosted by Aggressive Sport Joliet, both monthly Skirmishes and 2 day scenario events at various fields in the Chicago Area. We also have lately the local CAA team Sparrow unit, hosting public games at locations such as Paintball Blitz in Gurnee Illinois. With all these choices, there is a relatively good sized game to go to (20-60 players) at least twice a month in the Chicago area.
I started out in Paintball. From about 1990 to 1999. I played on a store sponsored team in various Amatur paintball tourneys. "The Mercenaries" sponsored by "Duck's Blind Paintball" In Davenport IA. I started out playing indoor CQB at the Ducks Blind indoor field which was true indoor urban combat. It was built into a 3 story hotel/motel/apartment building in downtown Davenport. I have 2 trophies from tournaments played in that indoor field. They eventually got shut down by the city though, cause they didnt like the paintballers hanging out on the sidewalks at the end of the day. I eventually quit playing Paintball due to the rise in popularity of the "speedball" genre and the neon colored guns and gear. I was in it for the tactical and combat simulation and not becuase it was an extreme sport.
Hmm lets see, did I leave anything out?.. Oh yeah, Im a Technician/Engineer working as a Biomechanics Research tech.
Edited by Lacessit, 12 December 2005 - 02:54 PM.