Retrogaming for everyone!


Awesome Retro

Awesome Retro means retrogaming for everyone. Visiting many events in the Netherlands and surrounding countries, Awesome Retro brings the joy of old school gaming to dance festivals, lanparties, hacker / demo congresses and much more.

Awesome Retro is a registered non-profit foundation based in the Netherlands. Our inventory is donated by many gamers and collectors, we have a solid volunteer base that wants to share their passion of retrogaming with the rest of the world.

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Upcoming events

The agenda is also accessible through iCal feed.
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A selection of different types of events:


The Reality 13, Lanparty, Netherlands, 800 participants



Retro Gaming Nacht 3, Our own event, Netherlands, 50 visitors


emf 2012

Electromagnetic Field 2012, Outdoor hacker festival, England, 499 visitors


Mysteryland 2012, dance festival, Netherlands, 60.000 visitors


Into The Woods, dance festival, Netherlands, 2500 visitors

Dreamhack Pong Competition, 250 participants at Dreamhack Winter 2013, the worlds largest digital event (10.000 visitors). Picture LMD


Pac-man in front of the gaming tent on outdoor CCC conference (Finowfurt, DE)

Chaos Computer Conference 2011, hacker conference, Germany, 2500 visitors


DSC_6302 gepwnage door Jasper Landa

GEPWNAGE Retro Console Night, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 30 visitors (picture Jasper Landa)

Awesome Retro on Facebook

This is a stream of our facebook page:

Nieuw record voor Super Mario World: 9 minuten en 51 seconden. Let wel, ZONDER tool assistance.

14 likes, 2 comments6 days ago

Van harte gefeliciteerd met je 125e verjaardag, Nintendo!

30 likes, 2 comments1 week ago

Cool! Binnenkort kan je je gameboy upgraden met HDMI-out. Bekijk hier de eerste foto’s van de kickstarter die gaat komen. ->

15 likes, 4 comments1 week ago

Bekijk hieronder een collectie ultra sublieme mods van retro-consoles en de nieuweste wannabe NES :) Een lust voor het oog. Kunstwerkjes stuk voor stuk. Zie hier:

26 likes, 5 comments1 week ago

Check dit item van Inside Edition uit 1988 :)

11 likes, 1 comments1 week ago

Binnenkort staan we op GameForce in België! Dit wordt de grootste gamebeurs van Vlaanderen – Kom langs op 4 en 5 oktober in de Waagnatie te Antwerpen.

13 likes, 2 comments1 week ago

1024 awesome Facebook-fans!

Deze pagina is in relatief korte tijd uitgegroeid tot een enorme community van retro gaming liefhebbers. Wij zijn hier uiteraard enorm content mee, en willen iedereen ontzettend bedanken voor hun likes, shares en comments…

23 likes, 2 comments1 week ago

Tijd voor een nieuwe Retro Bros aflevering! Deze keer gaat het over kettingmails en Comic Sans Neue. Benieuwd naar de context? Kijk dan NU naar deze video!

1 likes, 0 comments1 week ago

Flawless victory!!

3 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Douglas E. Smith, maker van het iconische spel Lode Runner, is niet meer.

1 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Voel je oud in 3…2…1

7 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

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Every year we visit a series of events. From lanparties to dance festivals: we’re a hit every time. On request we will also visit your event.

See our agenda or create a booking.


Are your old game consoles collecting dust? Donate it to Awesome Retro and give it a second life! Everything older than 8 year is welcome. We are non-profit and non-commercial: your donation will see a lot of new gamers!

Contact us now, click here


Become a volunteer and visit all kinds of events. An informal atmosphere and lots of fun is what you can expect!

More info, click here…

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