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:

Hoe duur kostte een console (en games) qua financieel geld in 1982? (in USD)

38 likes, 9 comments4 days ago

Vijftien jaar geleden kwam de Dreamcast in Europa. Een super console, maar inmiddels hebben we er 3 in de reparatie (laser). De vierde houdt het nog goed uit, maar zoekt nog broertjes en zusjes *hint* ;)

15 likes, 5 comments1 week ago

Er wordt sinds een tijd propaganda gemaakt om mee te vechten met de Koopa’s (tegen Mario en vrienden). Dit is een van de posters. Meer propaganda hier:

3 likes, 0 comments1 week ago

Sega had behoorlijk gewaagde advertenties in de jaren ‘ 90.

22 likes, 0 comments1 week ago

68 likes, 3 comments2 weeks ago

Bekijk nu de (unofficial) aftermovie van GameForce. – Het was GAAF! — Video door @victorebart.

6 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

22 likes, 1 comments2 weeks ago

Leuke en informatieve “Did You Know” over de Nintendo GameCube!

6 likes, 1 comments2 weeks ago

We staan dit weekend op GameForce. Kom morgen ook retrogamen als een baas! We zijn er nog de hele dag.

42 likes, 2 comments2 weeks ago

Dit weekend Retrogaming op GameForce: 3 retrocculus rifts, VEEL consoles, arcade machines, een custom built 4 player arcade en mega grote gamecontrollers! Is (retro)gaming je lust en je leven? Dan ben je dit weekend op GameForce. Tickets:

6 likes, 1 comments2 weeks ago

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

15 likes, 3 comments3 weeks ago

Van harte gefeliciteerd met je 125e verjaardag, Nintendo!

31 likes, 2 comments4 weeks 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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