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There are well over 2,500 laser tag arenas in North America, and almost as many choices for laser tag equipment. However, as with everything in today's world you get what you pay for and when it comes to laser tag, knowing what to look for in laser tag systems and how you as a laser tag business owner intend to engage your guests is half the battle.
Laser Tag Equipment
If you own or are looking to start a family fun center or other amusement attraction and are thinking about adding the game of laser tag, there are a few things to know that can be the difference between long term success and failure. Success comes from creating the guest experience, and for laser tag, that means laser tag arena design including the suit-up room and the arena laser maze. Laser tag equipment is pretty standard across most laser tag manufacturers... a laser tag vest, and laser tag gun, a computer control with in-maze bases and chargers equals your basic laser tag systems.
The quality marker for laser tag equipment can typcially be found in two or three places, 1) the reslience of the equipment including the laser tag guns modling, the vest materials and most importantly, the cabling between the two provides the rigidity require to stand up to customers expectations and abuse year after year. 2) Battery life is paramount to driving a return on your investment within day-to-day operations. There is nothing worse than having three of four packs with dead batteries at 8:00 on a Saturday evening and guests lining up to play. 3) Product warranty can also be a sign of manufacturers quality and confidence in their laser tag systems.
Laser Tag Guns
Technology has improved year after year for laser tag guns. First improvements saw better molding that took into consideration user design and ergonomics which provided better gameplay. Then came radio or RF technology that delivered instant game scoring and feedback which also improved game management and performance for family fun center owners. Top laser tag manufacturers continue to push the technology envelope with new designs and new integrations that include on-board sound effects, lighting and other interactive control devices all of which enhance the guest experience and make the use of laser tag guns even more fun and exciting.
For many amusement parks and attractions, creating a story and having a themed environment in which to bring it to life is the very success of that attraction, and it's no different for laser tag. Working with a laser tag equipment manufacturer who clearly understands the importnace of laser tag WOW! and driving that wow factor from the game experience can help you design the right laser tag arena. When looking for laser tag equipment, don't forget to include laser tag themeing as part of your laser tag business plan.
Laser tag is a great game that offers tremendous through-put for your amusement center attraction, provides your guests with a unique experience they can not find at home and when done correctly can help ensure your family fun center business is profitable.
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