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.

Aug 2014

Electromagnetic Field (EMF) 2014 - 15/08/2014 - 17/08/2014


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:

EA Games geeft t/m 31 juli gratis The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection weg. Volg de link om te zien hoe!

8 likes, 1 comments10 hours ago

Als we het paspoort mogen geloven, is Ryu vandaag 50 jaar oud geworden. Hier een compilatie van de vele gezichten van deze vechtersbaas.

9 likes, 2 comments2 days ago

Origineel, belachelijk moeilijk en hilarisch! Dit is een van de beste retro mashups ooit! Sonic is een echte boshy! Zak achteruit op de bank of stoel en geniet:

1 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Een nieuwe game met een retro look en feel! Shovel Knight gooit hogen ogen in reviews. Check deze “nieuwe retro” game:

2 likes, 0 comments3 weeks ago

6 Zelda Speedruns achter elkaar! Popcorn erbij en kijken maar!

4 likes, 1 comments3 weeks ago

WK en DEFQON.1 met een Fifa match Nederland – Mexico. RetroGamers in oranje, wie gaat er winnen? Tussenstand: 2-2!

9 likes, 1 comments3 weeks ago

Super Mario Bros 1 uitgespeeld in 4:57:69. Ongelooflijk!

6 likes, 0 comments3 weeks ago

Ready for action op Defqon.1 – laat het feest maar beginnen!

36 likes, 3 comments3 weeks ago

Sonic the Hedgehog is vandaag 23 jaar oud geworden. Daarom hier 23 gifjes van deze rennende blauwe egel.

5 likes, 1 comments1 month ago

Vergeet niet, deze zondag is het Buttonbash! We zoeken nog vrijwilligers om mee te helpen, wie is er kandidaat? :)

1 likes, 0 comments1 month ago


9 likes, 1 comments1 month ago

Naast het scherm (15 × 7 meter) van de 4D bioscoop in #Slagharen zijn onze Super-Sized NES controllers opeens heel klein!

Bij #GamelandKids

50 likes, 0 comments1 month ago


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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