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2022 EndWar Weekend Recap

2022 EndWar Weekend Recap
This last summer has been non-stop busyness -- and not just for the team here at Out of Darts. July alone was filled with back-to-back weekends of blaster tag. However, one weekend overshadows them all: EndWar.

ZWQ S200 Fire Rat Build Guide

ZWQ S200 Fire Rat Build Guide
The ZhenWeiQi S200 Fire Rat is an excellent choice for an injection-molded springer sidearm blaster. We will go through how to assemble your blaster from the two boxes and what you need to do to Worker Nightingale magazines for additional compatibility and capacity. Let's get going!

Two Years in Review
(From the Perspective of a Newcomer to the Hobby)

Two Years in Review <br/> (From the Perspective of a Newcomer to the Hobby)
Two years ago this month, as local film productions had slowed early on in the pandemic, I took a chance at applying for an internship posting I saw online. Little did I know after being hired as a video editor for Out of Darts, I found not only a fantastic place to work but also a hobby I enjoyed being a part of.

Nerf Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Mod Guide

Nerf Elite 2.0 Motoblitz Mod Guide
The Nerf Elite 2.0 Motoblitz is one of the better releases from Hasbro in a long time, combining a Rayven with a master-keyed Hornet-like air blaster up front. That being said, some simple mods can take this flywheeler to the next level.

Jimmy Kimmel Live Build: A Closer Look

Jimmy Kimmel Live Build: A Closer Look
In April, I got a strange email from a guy by the name of “Science Bob.” He inquired about commissioning a massive, Iron Man-style blaster build for his 20th show appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Kimmel Live in May. Without hesitation, I was on board!

Jimmy Kimmel Live Build: A Behind the Scenes Preview

Jimmy Kimmel Live Build: A Behind the Scenes Preview
Out of Darts has some exciting news to share! You may have already heard, but some blasters we built were recently featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live on May 11th, 2022! These "nerf cannon super suits" made quite the grand finale. Stay tuned for more content on how we built them!

Adam Savage’s One Day (Nerf) Builds: Our Response

Adam Savage’s One Day (Nerf) Builds: Our Response
To say that Luke and I are big fans of Adam and his work would be an understatement. So when we saw that Tested uploaded a new One Day Build involving a blaster series we really love, we jumped at the chance to do a reaction video – an experimental first for our channel.

RS187 Luchadora: A Word from the Designer

RS187 Luchadora: A Word from the Designer
The RS187 Luchadora has proven to be a hit! To continue the fanfare of the last month, I'd like to give the floor to the designer that created it: RadioSilence187. Take it away RadioSilence!

The Last Week (and a Half) In Review: Mk-3 Edition

The Last Week (and a Half) In Review: Mk-3 Edition
While things settle down enough for us to do an updated warehouse tour, I wanted to take you through the last week we had. And what a Week!

Mega XL In Gameplay: What Role Does it Serve?

Mega XL In Gameplay: What Role Does it Serve?
There's no denying Mega XL is (dare I say) a massive improvement from other Hasbro releases in the past couple of years. But what about the ammo type itself? How effective is it at range, and what role does it play in games?

Adventure Force Spectrum Mod Guide

Adventure Force Spectrum Mod Guide
The Adventure Force Spectrum, surprised everyone in the hobby with better stock performance than a Nerf Elite Stryfe; It would take a lot of work to dethrone the Stryfe, but the Spectrum definitely has a lot going for it.

2021 Out of Darts Update:
COVID, the Hobby, and More

2021 Out of Darts Update: <br/>COVID, the Hobby, and More
To say the past two years have been a whirlwind is an understatement. When this blog launched, I had high hopes of it being an ongoing resource to hobbyists. However, things rarely go according to plan on the first try.