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LASER UNFOCUSED TAG TALK WITH TIVIA

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NEWEST PODCAST EPISODES:

EPISODE 36 - A NEW MISSION WITH BOBBY WELCH AND TRIP ROBERTS

Tivia talks with Bobby Welch and Trip Roberts of Mission Laser Tag about revitalizing former LQ arenas and the launch of a new arena.

EPISODE 35 - THE IAAPA EXPERIENCE

Tivia talks with representatives from all the laser tag manufacturers and other industry professionals in attendance at the IAAPA Expo trade show held in Orlando, FL in November of 2023.

EPISODE 34 - READY FOR THE RESUPPLY

Tivia talks tag with the hosts of The Resupply podcast about their laser tag experiences. She is joined by Guy Next Door, DK and Than who are laser tag players and enthusiasts from New Zealand and the West Coast of the United States respectively.

EPISODE 33 - TALKING TOURNAMENTS WITH LUKE BECKWITH

Tivia talks with Luke "Skywalker" Beckwith about tournaments and the Zone laser tag competitive scene.

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EPISODE 32 - TAG AROUND THE WORLD WITH LUCIE "LUCIDUN" DUNOVSKA

Tivia talks with fellow podcaster and enthusiast Lucie "Lucidun" Dunovska about her experience starting as a laser tag player in the Czech Republic and her travels to play laser tag internationally in multiple countries.

EPISODE 31 - LASER TAG UNDER THE BIG SKY WITH JANET COOMBS

Tivia talks with Janet Coombs, owner of Flashpoint Outdoor Laser Tag about the unique aspects of her tactical laser tag business in Montana.

EPISODE 30 - THE WORLD'S LARGEST LASER TAG ARENA WITH KEITH SCHELL

Tivia talks with Keith Schell, owner with his wife Mary Dahm-Schell of The EDGE in Belleville, IL, which is currently the world's largest laser tag arena.

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EPISODE 29 - TEAM USA WEST, LASERFORCE INTERNATIONALS CHAMPIONS

Tivia talks with the members of Team USA West, the first-place champions of the 2023 Laserforce Internationals Tournament, as they discuss their experience competing in Auckland, New Zealand.

EPISODE 28 - HITTING THE BULLSEYE WITH VIC PELLEGRINI

Tivia talks with tactical laser tag operator Vic Pellegrini about his experiences going from an outdoor laser tag field on a farm to an over 10,000 square foot indoor arena.

EPISODE 27 - THE PHOTON MOVIE DOCUMENTARY WITH JASON HELTON

Tivia talks with director Jason Helton about his upcoming documentary in progress titles Let There Be Light: Photon and the Birth, Life and Legacy of Laser Tag.

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EPISODE 26 - AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE WITH BEN "BOOTZA" BAKER

Tivia talks with competitive Zone laser tag player and operator Ben "Bootza" Baker from Australia about the international laser tag scene and the Laser Sports Academy.

EPISODE 25 - LASER TAG TRANSITIONS WITH MARC MUELLER

Tivia talks with Marc Mueller about his evolution and transitions as a laser tag operator.

EPISODE 24 - ARMAGEDDON TEAM CAPTAINS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Tivia talks with the team captains from the 2023 Armageddon Laser Tag Tournament about the upcoming multi-system, multi-site laser tag competition.

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EPISODE 23 - LASER TAG THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX WITH KIP WALKER

Tivia talks with laser tag operator Kip Walker about how thinking outside the box has allowed Laser Trooper Laser Tag to be adaptive in a range of scenarios whether operating an arena or a mobile operation, as he discusses having done both.

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EPISODE 22 - BRINGING LASER TAG BACK WITH AARON ELLIS AND BRETT ROEMMICH

Tivia talks with Aaron Ellis and Brett Roemmich, operators of Laser Assault Laser Tag in Utah, about their experience bringing a laser tag center back to their community.

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EPISODE 21 - TALKING LASER TAG WITH LUCIAN MONTAGNA

Tivia talks with longtime laser tag enthusiast, player and tournament coordinator Lucian Montagna about his laser tag experiences and stories.

EPISODE 20 - PRO TIPS FROM THE LASER TAG INDUSTRY PROS

Tivia talks with the laser tag industry pros in attendance at Amusement Expo International 2023 in Las Vegas and gets their tips for both laser tag operators and players.

EPISODE 19 - THE VALUE OF LASER TAG AT AN FEC WITH MAGGIE McCARTNEY

Tivia talks with Maggie McCartney, Director of Marketing for Scene 75, about the significant value a laser tag attraction can add to a family entertainment center.

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EPISODE 18 - JENNA BOYO'S "ACTUAL REALITY" AS A LASER TAG OPERATOR

Tivia talks with Jenna Boyo, operator of Planet Lazer Kelowna, about her past use of the Actual Reality laser tag system and her experiences ever since while running a laser tag arena in Canada.

EPISODE 17 - SOCIAL MEDIA SPOTLIGHT ON LASER TAG WITH RYAN McQUILLEN

Tivia talks with Ryan McQuillen of "What To Post?" about ways laser tag operators can successfully spotlight their laser tag attraction using social media.

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EPISODE 15 - TOURNAMENT TALK WITH ANDREA "BLUEFLAME" ALLMOND

Tivia talks tournaments and more with Andrea Allmond, aka Blueflame, who is one of the top female laser tag players in the game.

EPISODE 16 - LASER TAG FOR LIFE WITH RANDALL "BHODI LI" MEDING

Tivia hears from Randall Meding, aka the east coast Bhodi Li, about his first experience playing Photon and his many years of playing competitive laser tag and the tactical tag he enjoys now.

EPISODE 14 - IMMERSIVE LASER TAG DISCUSSION WITH ARMANDO DIRIENZO

Tivia talks with laser tag operator Armando DiRienzo about ways he has created an immersive atmosphere inside his TAC OPS Tactical Laser Tag arenas. Additional comments included are courtesy of Miss New York 2022, Taryn Delanie Smith.

EPISODE 13 - ADVENTURES IN LASER TAG WITH GREG "RNT" LAMPASONA

Tivia discusses adventures in laser tag with Greg Lampasona from A to Q-Z (that's Armageddon to Q-Zar) as he shares stories from his years of both playing and coordinating laser tag tournaments.

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EPISODE 12 - LET'S TALK LASERTRON WITH BRAD PAQUIN

Tivia talks with Brad Paquin about his unique perspective sharing experience and advice about the game of LASERTRON.

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EPISODE 11 - INTERVIEWS AT IAAPA

Tivia talks with laser tag industry professionals in attendance at the IAAPA Expo trade show to learn what they are most excited to share, what cool things they have seen at the show and what they predict for the future of the laser tag industry in the coming year.

EPISODE 10 - MAKING THE LEAP FROM PLAYER TO OPERATOR WITH NATHAN BUXHOEVEDEN

Tivia talks with avid laser tag player and enthusiast Nathan Buxhoeveden about becoming a laser tag operator as he and his wife opened their business, Kynytyx, amid some unprecedented events.

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EPISODE 9 - LASER STORM TIPS, TRICKS AND TAG TALK WITH GEORGE RAPTIS

Tivia talks with George Raptis, owner of Skyway Laser Storm, about his advice for playing this unique system and stories from his years as a laser tag player and operator.

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EPISODE 8 - TALKING TAG WITH LASER QUEST PLAYER OLI DOWNTON

Tivia talks with Laser Quest player Oli Downton about his experiences with the laser tag community in England and as a Williams Syndrome ambassador.

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EPISODE 7 - TAG MEMORIES WITH PHOTON WARRIOR TODD MULLOY

Tivia talks with Photon Warrior Todd Mulloy about his memories of the Ultimate Game on Planet Earth.

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EPISODE 6 - TALKING TAG WITH MARK "CHOOK" HARDING OF AUSTRALIA'S ZONE SHARKS

Tivia talks tag with Mark "Chook" Harding of Australia's Zone Sharks with his stories of 30 years playing laser tag in the land down under.

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EPISODE 5 - TALKING WITH EMILY FALTISCO OF LASERTRON'S FIRST ALL WOMEN WINNING TOURNAMENT TEAM

Tivia talks with Emily Faltisco of LASERTRON's first all-women winning tournament team.

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EPISODE 4 - THE STORY OF THE LAST PHOTON WITH JIM STROTHER

Tivia talks with Jim Strother who was the last person to open and operate a Photon laser tag (Broken Arrow, OK).

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EPISODE 3 - ARMAGEDDON EDITION

Tivia talks with players during the 2022 U.S. Armageddon laser tag tournament.

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EPISODE 2 - AN OPERATOR SPOTLIGHT WITH JIM MAINARDI

Tivia talks with Jim Mainardi to discuss his experiences as a laser tag operator for the past 15 years.

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EPISODE 1 - TALKING TAG WITH SCOTT ALTPETER

Tivia talks with longtime laser tag player Scott Altpeter (aka Havok) about his experiences as a laser tag player who started playing Photon during the early days of laser tag and continues to play competitive laser tag today.

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