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Challenge Speedball - Quick Start Guide and Key Mappings

Written by Bucksoft91   /   Updated: Jan 18, 2021    

Here is a Quick Start guide and Key Mappings for Challenge Speedball.

Challenge Speedball Quick Start

Players will begin alone in the Lobby. A player can access the main menu by pressing [M] at any time. A Player may host a game or join a game.

Hosting a Game

  • Host will choose...
  • Number of Players
  • Play over LAN or Internet
  • The length of the game
  • The field to play on (1 of 3)
  • Team to play on (Red or Blue)

Finding A Game

  • When Joining a game player must choose...
  • LAN or Internet.
  • Game that is open (looking for players)
  • Team to play on (Red or Blue)

Starting a game

  • Only the Host can begin the game when...
  • There are even number of players on both sides.
  • There can be less players than specified by the host but …
  • There must be an even number of players on Red team and Blue team.

Once the game begins...

  • Each player will be at their Home Base.
  • The timer will countdown 10 seconds to begin the game.
  • During the countdown the player cannot move and must remain at Home Base

Game play

  • Once the game begins you may freely move to any part of the field.
  • The object of the game is to eliminate all players on the opposing team.
  • A team may also win by reaching the opposing team's Home Base.
  • When a player is marked (hit with a paint ball) they will be transported outside the fence, to wait until the game is over.
  • Each player has 10 pods of 100 paint balls, as well as 100 paint balls in their Marker (gun).

Game Over

  • A game will be over when...
  • All players from one team have been eliminated.
  • A team has reached the other teams Home Base.
  • The game time has run out and both teams are still playing.


  • A team that eliminates all opposing team members, or reaches opposing teams Home Base will receive 5 points.
  • If both teams survive the game duration, then both teams receive 1 point.

Play again

  • Once a game is over, the Host may restart the game.
  • Players may all stay and play again or they may leave.
  • New players may join the game.
  • Players may change teams.
  • If the Host leaves then the game must be re-hosted.

Key Mappings and Game Pad Controls

Written by Bucksoft91.