Understanding The Laser Tag Business

Understanding Laser Tag

Laser tag is a live entertainment game where Players wear an electronic vest with an attached laser tag gun (phaser).

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THE GAME: A laser tag game is normally 8 to 15 minutes long. There are normally two teams and there can be anywhere from 2 players to 40 players participating at the same time.


THE EQUIPMENT: Players are equipped with a comfortable leather vest that is lit up with LED lights indicating their team color. Attached to the vest is a Phaser, which players use to tag the sensors on the opposing players vests in order to score points. At the end of the game, the scores are added up (electronically) and the team with the highest score wins!



THE ARENA: Laser Tag Arena’s have walls and partitions placed to create a fun and interesting place for people to hide and strategise their game play. The playing area itself normally has low light levels with ultraviolet lights and/or LED’s lighting. To create a really immersive experience, glow-in-the-dark paint, strobe lights, loud music, haze machines and interactive arena electronics are also utilized. Often the arena is highly decorated, with a theme like outer space or lost temples, to create an out-of-this-world experience.

Awesome Fun!


Laser Tag is a highly attractive and marketable business asset
that is fun and exciting for a wide range of people;
groups of friends, birthday parties, sports teams, employee team-building,
school field trips and church groups, to name just a few.



No additional safety equipment, licencing or certification required.


The game is not physical, does not hurt and have very low risk of injuries.


It's not limited to a specific demographic and gives you the large potential to attract a wide customer range.


Start your game in under 10 seconds! High turnover and more games per hour.

How the game works?


Your customers are equipped with a leather vest and a phaser (laser tag gun). The vest is lit up with LED lights indicating each team's color. Phaser is attached to the vest and is used by players to tag the sensors on the opposing team vests. Players are rewarded with points for tagging or achieving special objectives of the game.


You need just two players to play a game of laser tag, although it is much more fun with a large group cooperate and battle with. Some laser tag arenas run games with more than 40 players at a time!


A typical game lasts from 8 to 12 minutes. It's enough to make your customers happy (and tired!) and hungry for more. Majority of laser tag businesses will offer additional attractions, food, drinks and multiple game packages for returning customers.


Laser tag is a highly attractive and marketable business asset that is fun and exciting for a wide range of people:

  • birthday parties,
  • groups of friends,
  • sports teams
  • employee team-building
  • school field trips and church groups


The game itself takes place in a darkened playing arena with ultraviolet lights, glow-in-the-dark paint and strobe lights, haze or fog machines and exciting arena components.

Creating a highly themed atmosphere (such as outer space or lost temples) ensures a memorable experience for customers which will encourage repeat visits and referrals to your business.