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Area 52 Paintball
702 Smith Street
Mackinaw, IL 61755

Phone: (309) 359-5252
We offer Miniature golf, batting cages, video games, flying pie Pizza, and of course PAINTBALL!
Year Established: Unknown
Average Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 stars.
Reviews: 9
Rating Summary:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
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  • Currently 4/5 stars.
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  • Currently 3/5 stars.
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  • Currently 2/5 stars.
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  • Currently 1/5 stars.
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Area 52 Paintball Reviews
Area 52 Paintball i would never play here again its in the middle of nowhere and it is horrable in every way.
Report this review to a moderator   #9425
Str8rippin217
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Played here: Once
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 1.8/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 2/5 stars.
Recommend to others: No
Pros: there is a pro shop, but it sucks.
Cons: the girl behind the counter is a tooootal b*tch.
i would never play here again its in the middle of nowhere and it is horrable in every way.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 2/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball I had a blast both times I have played at Area 52. Great staff and such good refs.
Report this review to a moderator   #27338
**GP**
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Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: DALLAS
**GP** works for a Paintball manufacturer
**GP** plays in the PSP
**GP** owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
**GP** is one of the top 100 posters on PbNation
**GP** is Boss
Played here: 2-5 times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: Larry, Mark and the refs
Cons: wish they had a nice high end ball in stock
I had a blast both times I have played at Area 52. Great staff and such good refs.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball Great times with great people, sundays are the best practices around, and his dirt cheap days are hard to beat
Report this review to a moderator   #22513
jasoncompton78
 
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Leroy, IL
jasoncompton78 is BST Legit
jasoncompton78 plays in the PSP
jasoncompton78 donated to help Peyton Trent
jasoncompton78 owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
jasoncompton78 plays in the APPA D4 division
jasoncompton78 is Legendary
Played here: 6+ times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: Best field and great people
Cons: NONE!!!
Great times with great people, sundays are the best practices around, and his dirt cheap days are hard to beat
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball Great places to play all the way from beginners to pros.
Report this review to a moderator   #20674
Team Live Wire 911
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Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: «ILLNOIS *217*»
Team Live Wire 911 has been a member for 10 years
Team Live Wire 911 plays in the PSP
Team Live Wire 911 plays in the APPA D4 division
Team Live Wire 911 supports Empire
Played here: 6+ times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: tourny and senario fields
Cons: out doors only for play
Great places to play all the way from beginners to pros.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball Decent place to play. Outdoor field only. Great staff!
Report this review to a moderator   #23563
ThatDudeFlash
 
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Charleston, IL
ThatDudeFlash is playing at Living Legends V
ThatDudeFlash is for the Gunfight
ThatDudeFlash is an NCPA player
ThatDudeFlash has perfected Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
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Played here: 2-5 times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: Awesome Staff
Cons: Outdoor only
Decent place to play. Outdoor field only. Great staff!
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball Area 52 is a good Paintball facility. Nice little pro shop. Scenario field has plenty of room and plenty of bunkers to have some epic games. Hyperball field has lots of bunkers, it is fun to play,...
Report this review to a moderator   #7695
WoodsBaller57
 
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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Central Illinois
Played here: 2-5 times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: Good Scenario field
Cons:
Area 52 is a good Paintball facility. Nice little pro shop. Scenario field has plenty of room and plenty of bunkers to have some epic games. Hyperball field has lots of bunkers, it is fun to play, has plenty of length although it is a bit narrow. The Speedball field is not a big one but is good for five on fives. Friendly employees and good refs.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball The field was like home for a long time until other teams moved in and regulars who slaved to help the field were driven off. The old home team worked and lived by the field for the lost time and...
Report this review to a moderator   #23991
Fedo
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bloomington, IL
Fedo owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
Fedo is an NCPA player
Fedo plays in the APPA D5 division
Played here: 6+ times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 2.5/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 2/5 stars.
Recommend to others: No
Pros: Pro-Shop, Knowledgable people, JESSICA
Cons: Fields need updated, few play opitions makes for little excitement, regulars are gone.
The field was like home for a long time until other teams moved in and regulars who slaved to help the field were driven off. The old home team worked and lived by the field for the lost time and were kicked to the curb very easily. Shows how appreciative they were of our free work and dedication to the field. I will not be returning.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball This is a fun place to unwind and have some fun. While there is only a few fields to play on they can easily be adapted to accommodate larger games as well as specialized games. I currently work...
Report this review to a moderator   #43611
fox2pyatt
 
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Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pekin
fox2pyatt has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
fox2pyatt has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Played here: 6+ times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Recommend to others: Yes
Pros: Large scenario field, Larry
Cons: Variety of games
This is a fun place to unwind and have some fun. While there is only a few fields to play on they can easily be adapted to accommodate larger games as well as specialized games. I currently work there and am in the process of planning a scenario game to be played during the summer. He is also the cheapest field in the area and has dirt cheap days that simply cannot be beat!
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Area 52 Paintball I have played here multiple times and every time the owner or his daughter is gone its usually a laid back fun time. Last year when they had a charity event I brought my fiance' to play she had only...
Report this review to a moderator   #37124
jjrstr8killa
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Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Central Illinois
jjrstr8killa plays in the PSP
jjrstr8killa owns a Planet Eclipse Lv1
jjrstr8killa plays in the APPA D3 division
jjrstr8killa supports Empire
jjrstr8killa is All In
jjrstr8killa is All In
Played here: 6+ times
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 2.3/5 stars.
Customer service:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Quality of fields:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Fun / Experience:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Recommend to others: No
Pros: you play paintball?
Cons: owner is an *******
I have played here multiple times and every time the owner or his daughter is gone its usually a laid back fun time. Last year when they had a charity event I brought my fiance' to play she had only play rec once before and had a problem with the rental she had and the owner cursed at here and told her to basically get her own ****. Very disappointed and needless to say she never wants to go back. Overall not that bad of a field but ownership needs some management lessons
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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