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Retro Asylum - The UK’s No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast

The Retro Asylum is the UK’s number one retro gaming podcast show that looks at gaming culture from a UK perspective. The site regularly features at top of the iTunes chart and sits among some of the industry's biggest names.
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Now displaying: 2015
May 15, 2015
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Retro Asylum jumps into the ring as Matt & Darren go on a mission to seek out the best wrestling games out there! Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Margate keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. May Site Sponsors Sigma Data Solutions Darron Tungate Adam Tree RetroMash Michael Keith Bitmapbooks.co.uk If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
May 8, 2015
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Episode 114 see's the Retro Asylum team meet up at Play Blackpool where the guys interview the Oliver Twins and discuss a lot more than the Dizzy series. Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Margate keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. May Site Sponsors Sigma Data Solutions Darren Tungate Adam Tree RetroMash Michael Keith If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
May 1, 2015
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Retro Asylum goes to the movies with TheDrisk in charge of tickets and Matt Lambourne armed with the popcorn as the guys look back at a bunch of movie licensed video games! Show Notes Way to legally watch the documentary: Atari Game Over - https://vimeo.com/ondemand/atarigameover Instructions to get Blade Runner working: http://www.play-old-pc-games.com/2014/03/05/blade-runner/ Indepth movie licensed game thread: http://retroasylum.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=2765&p=18103&hilit=movies#p17956 Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. May Site Sponsors Sigma Data Solutions Darren Tungate Adam Tree RetroMash Michael Keith If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Apr 17, 2015
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Episode 112 of the Retro Asylum sees Swainy, Paul and the Drisk get to grips with Nintendo’s classic N64 console. They talk about its history, games and the impact it made as part of the advent of 3D gaming. Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net . For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. Thanks to this month’s community sponsors- Sam Dyer, Shaun Higgins, Garron Tungate, Retro Towers, Retromash and Alan Flanagan. If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is welcome and please take to the to leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t done so already.
Apr 2, 2015
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Dean Swain & Paul Davies return in what can only be described as the most strange episode of the show so far. The guys somehow manage to crash a jet and end up stranded on a desert island with only a handful of retro systems and games to keep themselves entertained. Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag For more information on the Hello Ranbow album by YamaYama, visit http://www.yamayamatheband.com/
Mar 19, 2015
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The UK's number 1 retro gaming podcast returns with a special "Commodore Amiga" focused episode! Hosts Steve, Matt & Sam take a look back at their favorite 16 bit computer and the games that made the system so special as it reaches it's 30th birthday. Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. March Site Sponsors Dino Dini, TheRetroHunter, Mikey J Hay of Retromash, Michael Keith, Mads Christensen, Martin Gibbons, Sean Higgins & Darren McKenna. If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Mar 5, 2015
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In this bumper episode 109 of the Retro Asylum, Swainy and Paul D grab the remote and flick through the 4 channels of 80’s telly to find retro gaming TV tie-ins. We also have the debut introductions of our two new hosts, answer your questions in ‘Ask RA’ and feature two awesome tracks from Spectrum beeper tune-inspired band YamaYama. For more information on YamaYama please subscribe to their YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=op6iwYgMkgg Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. March Site Sponsors Dino Dini, TheRetroHunter, Mikey J Hay of Retromash, Michael Keith, Mads Christensen, Martin Gibbons and Sean Higgins. If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Feb 21, 2015
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Welcome back to the Retro Asylum, episode 108 see's the return of Swainy who updates us with the latest news on the retro gaming scene and answers listeners questions in "Ask Retro Asylum" whilst the Drisk takes us through some of his favourite old skool pc games that are available on gog.com We also hear from Ally and his latest purchasing antics. Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Castlevania: Spectral Interlude can be downloaded at http://spectralinterlude.com/ Scramble 2015 can be downloaded at http://csdb.dk/release/?id=136200 Dragons Lair on the ZX81 can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6-_48Aqso0 Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. February Site Sponsors Dino Dini Mikey J Hay of Retromash Michael Keith Mads Christensen Martin Gibbons Sean Higgins If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Feb 8, 2015
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Welcome to Retro Asylum episode 107 where we look at the Sega Saturn console and great games to buy, particularly for new comers. Show Notes: Retro Event this bank holiday on May in Blackpool >> http://www.playblackpool.com Funstock.co.uk seller of the JXD and MrSids books. >>http://www.funstock.co.uk/ Retro Towers, seller of the Everdrives >>http://www.retrotowers.co.uk World 1-1 video gamed documentary >> http://www.worldoneonemovie.com/#/ Our Retro Asylum You Tube channel >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag/feed
Jan 23, 2015
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In this latest episode Paul Monaghan and Phil Hockaday from the team don their capes and spandex to discuss what they feel are the best games based on comic books. As well as this Paul has a chat with Adam from Retro Collect who is hosting the second Video Games Market in Leeds on 7th Feb, more details can be found here http://events.retrocollect.com/ Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. January Site Sponsors Dino Dini TheRetroHunter Mikey J Hay of Retromash Michael Keith The Drisk Paul Monaghan Phil Hockaday If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Jan 9, 2015
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This week Steve & Sam chat to Ozzie retro gamer and host of the Australian based Retro Domination podcast, "Daz". Meanwhile Swainy speaks to the masses in the all new segment "Ask Retro Asylum". Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. http://www.funstock.co.uk Loads of excellent gift ideas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code ‘asylum’ at checkout. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. For 5% off your order use the discount code ‘retroasylum’ at checkout. January Site Sponsors Dino Dini TheRetroHunter Mikey J Hay of Retromash Michael Keith The Drisk Paul Monaghan Phil Hockaday If you’d like to sponsor the show please visit our website at retroasylum.com and click the donate button at the bottom of our homepage. Everything pledged goes straight back into maintaining the site, so if you enjoy the show please consider donating. Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
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