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Ax-throwing, laser tag: McHenry County entertainment businesses see bright future after slogging through COVID-19 restrictions

‘The next idea came about and it initially was a little crazy to be like, ‘Should we jump into something new?’ so quickly,’ new McHenry laser tag arena owner says

Associate Andrew Gordon sets out laser tag guns on the counter for customers at Twisted Limits Laser Tag on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, in McHenry.  The business opened last December.
A group of customers listen inside the arena at Twisted Limits Laser Tag as the rules are explained Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, in McHenry.  The business opened last December.
The Gamin' Ride mobile video game party trailer is outfitted with a multitude of video game consoles, televisions and virtual reality technology, and has performed strongly in recent months as vaccination rates against COVID-19 increased.
Clients of the Gamin' Ride mobile video game party trailer enjoy playing Xbox. Gamin' Ride has seen a huge boost in bookings since vaccinations against COVID-19 picked up, its owner Carlos Spann said.
Associate Andrew Gordon goes over the rules with customers at Twisted Limits Laser Tag on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, in  McHenry.  The business opened last December.