Hiding behind an obstacle several red team members take a strong position. Despite the cover all four were wiped out by an onslaught of enemy foam moments later.

A nerf war broke out in Gas Works Park Saturday. Our war

A nerf war broke out in Gas Works Park Saturday. Our war correspondent Jeremy Dwyer-Lingdren was there to capture the carnage; click on the photos to the right to view his slideshow.


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A one on one showdown develops mid field between two opposing players.

Going for glory, a combatant charges the opposing team.

Using a vanquished foe for cover Brian Bui takes up a position.

Caitlin Singer dodges a foam dart while advancing on a group of red team members.

Caitlin Singer dodges a foam dart while advancing on a group of red team members.

Caitlin Singer dodges a foam dart while advancing on a group of red team members.

The last of her team, a loyal blue team member swats a zombie player with the flag. The zombies won.

It wasn’t all Nerf Guns at Reddit Seattle’s 3rd Annual Nerf War Extravaganza, later in the evening melee play broke out. Here a blue teamer uses a medieval style foam weapon to take out his opponent.

The last two standing fight to the finish during a melee-only round.

Jeff Jachter advances into enemy territory.

Lily Liao of Seattle crouches near teamates taking position against the advancing blue team during Reddit Seattle’s 3rd Annual Nerf War Extravaganza in Gasworks Park on August 10, 2013.

Becky Jones reaches to fire over an obstacle while teamate Kat searches for a tag-in.

A dissappointed member of the blue team puts on a sad face while waiting to be tagged in.

A member of the blue team targets the enemy while her teammates advance.

Brandishing a long range Nerf rifle, Skylar Iolta protects his territory during a capture the flag match.

Scott Paschall of Seattle reaches out to be tagged back into the game by a fellow teammate.

The last man standing between the enemy and the flag, blue team operative Dennis Valente switches from long range to short range weaponry. Red team forces eventually overwhelmed him.

Members of the blue team fan out.

A lone warrior makes his way back to the starting position following a match.

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