Why Playing Laser Tag Is Good For Kids – Roscommonarts

Why Playing Laser Tag Is Good For Kids

Laser tag is this fun goal-oriented game that can be played in single or multiplayer. Basically, it has a jacket that has sensors and lights, and a gun. The rules are simple, simply put that the gun is releasing this infrared signals, and it’s up to you to point that into the sensor that is located in your opponent’s body. You hit your opponent and you win. While there are variations to the game how it works is basically the same.

Laser tag has already come a long way since its inception in the 1970s  where it was originally made for military training and for the Star Trek fanatics. The technology is still being used today for military training in some countries but because the concept was too fun that it became mainstream and made its way to the toy’s section of the department store. Now there are many laser tag places that host these games worldwide.

gameplay for laser tag

The various gameplay for laser tag:

The game laser tag is a goal oriented game and can be played in various gameplays. The gameplay adds more dynamic to the game, giving more reasons to play the game for another day. Below you can see the various gameplays that are very popular today:

  • Domination
  • Capture the flag
  • castle defense
  • Elimination games
  • “Borg” matches
  • Stealth matches
  • Character-based game (RPG)
  • Juggernaut match
  • Protect the VIP

It’s safe:

One of the reason why this is highly recommended for kids and landed in the kids sections of the department store is because the game is very safe to play. There’s no direct contact involved and no projectiles at being shot at one another. So on that alone, it’s safe to say that the game is very safe to play. Just make sure that the game is played in a safe environment as well like homes or parks and not on the streets, rooftops and so on.

It’s a positive experience:

While undeniably the game is fun, what most parents don’t know when they buy the toy is that it offers something more. Learning even, and below are just some of those learnings:

  • It makes kids become team players and discover how teamwork works
  • Makes kids become goal oriented
  • It helps kids hone their social skills
  • The game allows kids to explore their creative side
  • It promotes this environment where kids can get more friends.
  • It’s a good exercise.

Laser tag is this technology that was developed in the 1970s for war games in the military. Because of the concept, it wasn’t long before it was adopted as a game for kids. And for a very good reason, it’s was fun and it was safe. You can do various game plays in it and the concept of the game is simple. Apart from that, what most people don’t know is that it has learning involved too. So if you’re looking for a game that the whole family can play or kids from all ages, buy a legacy toys laser tag blaster and nano bug target set.