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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:

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The Reality 13, Lanparty, Netherlands, 800 participants

 

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

 

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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
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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

 

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

Awesome Retro on Facebook

This is a stream of our facebook page:

Zaterdag 29 november, 15:40 – Flappy Bird Touch Edition live op de Dreamhack main stage. Hopelijk ook te volgen via http://www.twitch.tv/team/dreamhack

6 likes, 0 comments4 hours ago

Okee, het is nu officieel! We houden Flappy Bird competitie, op de Commodore 64, op de Dreamhack main stage. Lees er hier meer over: http://www.pack4dreamhack.nl/news/main-stage-compo-flappy-bird-on-commodore-64/

30 likes, 5 comments4 days ago

Minesweeper, het klassieke timewaster spelletje uit het Windows 95 tijdperk, heeft een eigen fanfictie afdeling. Ons advies: Stop met wat je aan het doen bent en lees de spannende verhalen van Minesweeper! https://www.fanfiction.net/game/Minesweeper/

2 likes, 0 comments1 week ago

We zijn druk aan het voorbereiden op een mainstage activiteit op Dreamhack Winter 2014 in Zweden. Want: gaaf! http://dreamhack.se/dhw14/

15 likes, 2 comments1 week ago

Zaterdag 22 november organiseren we in Antwerpen BUTTONBASH! Een evenement in het teken van Fightgames! Je kan meedoen met verschillende competities voor games als Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, tekken enzovoort… Zowel hedendaagse, retro als indie fight..

14 likes, 2 comments1 week ago

Ken je dat verhaal nog van die Atari cassettes die waren begraven in die New Mexico Landfill? Nou.. die zijn nu te koop gezet op eBay.

9 likes, 9 comments3 weeks ago

De NES of de SNES? De TurboGrafx 16 of de Panasonic 3DO? Welke console vind jij beter? Stem mee via onderstaande link. http://www.watson.ch/English/articles/185449452-Whats-the-best-video-game-console-of-all-time

0 likes, 0 comments3 weeks ago

Lunchtip: Archive.org heeft 900 arcade games online gezet, die je kunt spelen in je browser.

7 likes, 0 comments3 weeks ago

27 likes, 0 comments4 weeks ago

Er is een nieuwe game in ontwikkeling voor de NES! Bekijk dit project op Kickstarter voor meer informatie.

12 likes, 1 comments4 weeks ago

Nog een manual nodig voor je retro-game? Dan ben je hier aan het juiste adres. (Maar ook leuk om doorheen te klikken ;-) )

5 likes, 0 comments1 month ago

We zijn er nog steeds stil van: de laatste Tamagotchi is dood :( Meer over dit schokkende nieuws bij de Speld: http://www.speld.nl/2014/10/22/tamagotchi-uitgestorven/

35 likes, 10 comments1 month ago

Events

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.

Donate

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!

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Volunteer

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

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