A friendly wargaming club
in the home city of the Royal Navy
Portsmouth and Allied Wargames Society, Southsea Community Centre, St. Pauls Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
The Portsmouth and Allied Wargames Society, PAWS, is a friendly little wargaming (and occasionally boardgaming) club meeting on Saturday afternoons in Southsea.
We have a room at the Southsea Community Centre just about every Saturday, from 2:00pm to about 7:00pm.
Members often meet up first at The Eldon Arms, just down the road.
Games tend to be arranged between two or more players beforehand, but it is often possible to join in with a friendly game, and there are occasionally 'off the cuff' games arranged between whoever has turned up.
If you would like further details, directions, or would just like to arrange a game, then you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or look for our details in Miniature Wargames 'Club Contacts' section.
In 2003, we inaugurated a regular (now four times a year) open DBA competition.
The latest of these was held on September 17th 2005, won by Alex Keane (winning the final by a walkover when the other semi-finalist, Matthew Bennett, had to leave early).
This photo shows a moment of one of the September semi-finals.
We have recently been researching the ECW Battle of Cheriton, and have produced a demonstration game of the battle.
Pictures of the game we put on at a recent charity model show can be seen by clicking here.
We organised a DBMM version alongside DBMM author Phil Barker. Pictures of this (and other games) can be seen by clicking here.
Pictures of another recent DBMM test, involving 15th Century Mexican armies, can be seen here.