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How To Beat Your Competition At Tactical Laser Tag

As with any game, strategy is important when attempting to defeat your competition. Tactical laser tag requires you to be – well, tactical. Here are some ways you can increase your chances of winning.

Stay alert at all times. Think on your feet. Always be aware of what you, your teammates, and your enemies are doing.

Find protection. As you move around the arena, always attempt to keep at least one side of you covered so you are never fully exposed to danger. Don't turn your back in an area where you are in the open.

Be a team player. Tactical missions require you to work together to achieve success. Be a reliable teammate and trust your co-players to do the same.

Keep a line of sight open. You want to be able to have a decent view of the other team's open space to identify any vulnerable areas. Act quickly when a chance to attack arises.

Fire often. Keep an eye on your ammo if supply is not unlimited, but fire as much as possible to increase your chances of making a hit. Having a good defensive edge will protect you, but you cannot bring your team to victory unless you actively pursue your enemy.

Keep your eye on the prize. Don't forget the object of your mission. Tactical laser tag is more than just shooting laser guns. These missions have a clear goal so be sure you are pursuing the right objective.

These tips can help you dig in and beat the competition. Just remember to have fun in the process!

Tactical Laser Tag: Indoor vs. Outdoor

As technology advances, the way we experience things is rapidly changing, including the way we play. With new props, wireless controls, and advanced gadgets, we are able to bring work or fun just about anywhere. Tactical laser tag offers two ways to play with both indoor and outdoor options.


At Battlefield Houston, our indoor arena is set up and ready to accommodate large groups of players. The armory is stocked with realistic weapons that are meant to be handled like the real thing. We take walk in groups as well as reservations. Indoor play obviously lends itself to availability during all weather conditions. We even have overnight Lock-In events which allow you and your friends to play into the wee hours of the night. Games start every 30 minutes for a full day of indoor fun!


Our mobile laser tag option allows for us to set up an arena right in your own backyard or neighborhood park! This is perfect for birthday parties or community events. Our equipment can accommodate almost any outdoor arena. Our weaponry is advanced enough to reach far lengths, perfect for outdoor play. Invite your friends and family for a tactical laser tag game that can come to you. As with our indoor arena, our outdoor set up can host a large amount of players or we can switch between smaller groups for a number of games. Staying active can be simple, both indoors and outside. Tactical laser tag is a great way to escape a rainy day in our indoor arena, or perfect for setting up in the sun and having fun outdoors with our mobile laser tag option!

Tactical Laser Tag Can Benefit Your Body and Mind

There are many misconceptions about the gaming world, leading some to believe that there are no real benefits to playing, or even worse – negative effects. However, often missed are the mental and physical aspects of some newer forms of gaming like laser tag.

Tactical laser tag requires the players to work together to complete missions. The game is physical. Players must carry real weighted guns while moving around a large indoor arena or outside set up. This is not the typical black lighted laser tag game. Tactical laser tag takes time and focus to achieve the end goal. Teamwork is always necessary, just as in war, each side must work together to defeat their enemy.

The missions themselves are unique, and there can be a number of scenarios for each game. Players must use their heads to stay on top of the game. Some missions may force them to find a bomb, target a hitman, or play a full out search and destroy game. No matter what, tactical laser tag challenges the players both physically and mentally. It is not a game based solely on violence, but rather a reflection of real life and the strength and teamwork it takes to achieve success and triumph over evil

Tactical laser tag is a game that can benefit both youths and adults. The lessons remain the same – work hard and work together – things we can all make an effort to be better at. 

Laser Tag: The Ideal Birthday Party

Bring your friends on an epic adventure this year and celebrate your birthday on the battlefield! Skip the piñata and balloons and take your party to the next level with a private event that no one will forget. There are more reasons than one why a tactical laser tag birthday is the ideal choice.

Playing Outside the Box
Too often birthdays end up being the same old routine – a bunch of rambunctious kids eating cake with very few activities to release their sugar-high energy. Tactical laser tag offers a cool, out of the box idea for everyone to participate and have a great time together while being active. It is not the typical choice, which makes it an excellent choice to impress your friends and have a birthday that everyone can enjoy.

Where else can you throw a birthday party that teaches guests to work together as a team while having a blast? Tactical laser tag is a game that greatly relies on participants to use teamwork to win missions. It is the perfect way to have fun why teaching a good lesson at the same time. Games can accommodate a large number of players so even the biggest parties can work together!

Different Packages
There are a number of different packages to satisfy every group. Guests can unwind after their laser tag games in a party room set up for cake, presents, and whatever else you choose. You can even opt for a mobile package which brings the battlefield straight to your own backyard or local park!

Ask about scheduling your next party with us!