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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 show regularly features at top of the iTunes chart and sits among some of the industry's biggest names.
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Dec 26, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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This week Dean Swain, Paul Davies, Steve Erickson and our special guest Chris O’Regan, host of Spong.com’s ‘Sausage Factory’ take sides and prepare for battle in our 8 Bit Wars Special. Paul tries to maintain order and decide which comes out top out of the Spectrum, C64 and Amstrad. Will there be 8 bit tears before bedtime?! Be sure to check out the Official Retro Asylum YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors Play Expo- http://www.playexpo.net/ Retro Towers http://www.retrotowers.co.uk/ The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. Remember to use the code ‘retroasylum’ for an exclusive 5% discount against any order. Funstock http://www.funstock.co.uk/ Home of the JXD7800, Dingo A330, NeoGeoX and stacks of retro gaming merchandise and usb controllers. Remember to use the code ‘asylum’ for an exclusive 5% discount against any order. November Site Sponsors Dino Dini Mark Rung TheRetroHunter Anthony Tillet Matthew Clarke 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.

Nov 13, 2014
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In this episode Paul Monaghan and Phil Hockaday sit down and discuss their weekend at Play Expo 2014 in Manchester that took place last month as well as general retro chat. Also we have a round table discussion that was recorded live from Play on the Saturday which features a well known voice... Check out our Official Retro Asylum YouTube channel for more retro discussion https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag November Sponsors: Play Expo - http://www.playexpo.net/ For all the latest news on Play Blackpool in May 2015 keep an eye on their site. Funstock - http://www.funstock.co.uk/ Loads of excellent gift ideas for Christmas here, from Neo Geo X, JXD Android Gaming Tablet and much more! Get 5% off your order using the discount code 'asylum' at checkout Retro Towers - 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. Dino Dini - legendary game producer of the Kick Off and Goal series. Follow Dino on Twitter @dndn1011 Retromash Mark Rung TheRetroHunter Anthony Tillet Matthew Clarke
Oct 31, 2014

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Oct 16, 2014

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Oct 2, 2014
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Welcome to episode 98 of the UK’s No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast. In this episode, Sam (mrsid), Steve (press play on tape) and Paul (the drisk) chat through the history of budget game kings, Mastertronic. In this third in the series or our company history podcasts, we chat about key games, milestones in the companies history and have some amazing listener contributions. If that wasn’t enough, we have even produced a History of Mastertronic PDF for you to download which includes loads more detail. Huge thanks to Paul for putting this together. Enjoy! View it here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzvd4KYph8BNblFWelJrOXlDZkk/edit?usp=sharing Big thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and to Phil Hockaday for the EXCELLENT cover artwork! Dino Dino Play Expo Retro Tower Funstock Mark Rung Michael J Hay The Retro Hunter Stelios The Drisk Any feedback is more than welcome and please leave us an iTunes review if you haven’t already.
Sep 25, 2014
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Paul Driscoll AKA TheDrisk managed to interview legendary game developers John and Ste Pickford about their illustrious gaming history, going through such classics as Feud, Zub, Plok! to name but a few. I hope you enjoy the podcast and find it as interesting as I found it when doing it. Check Out John and Ste Plok! cartoon they are now doing, as a regular patreon of the cartoon and donating towards it, I can say it is a great cartoon and one people who love video games will really enjoy. To see the cartoons please go here... http://www.patreon.com/plok Main Site Sponsors http://www.playexpo.net is returning to Manchester’s EventCity for its third successive year. Taking place 11th and 12th October 2014. http://www.funstock.co.uk Home of the Dingo A330, NeoGeoX and stacks of retro gaming merchandise and usb controllers. Remember to use the code ‘asylum’ for an exclusive 5% discount against any order. http://www.retrotowers.co.uk The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. September Site Sponsors Dino Dini- legendary game producer of the Kick Off and Goal series. Follow Dino on Twitter @dndn1011 Stelios Michal J Hay TheRetroHunter Keep it retro...
Sep 18, 2014
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In this episode Paul Monaghan takes a walk down memory lane to discuss his arcade memories. Starting out in the 80's up to today, a lot of classic machines are discussed. Members of the team also discuss what they loved about the arcades. As well as this is an interview with Paul Bratt from Paul's Custom Cabs who makes an excellent range of custom made bartop arcade machines to order. Check out https://www.facebook.com/pauls.customcabs?fref=ts https://www.facebook.com/ABeadsCStart - for a great charity raffle run by a friend of our show. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Main Site Sponsors Play Expo- http://www.playexpo.net/ Play Expo is returning to Manchester’s EventCity for its third successive year. Taking place 11th and 12th October 2014. Funstock http://www.funstock.co.uk/ Home of the Dingo A330, NeoGeoX and stacks of retro gaming merchandise and usb controllers. Remember to use the code ‘asylum’ for an exclusive 5% discount against any order. Retro Towers http://www.retrotowers.co.uk/ The only place to pick up the fantastic Everdrive and retro console cables and peripherals. September Site Sponsors Dino Dini- legendary game producer of the Kick Off and Goal series. Follow Dino on Twitter @dndn1011 Stelios Michael J Hay TheRetroHunter Finally thank you to Trish Bertram for our new LWT intro, her website is http://www.trishbertram.com/
Sep 5, 2014
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In Episode 96 of the UK's Number 1 Retro Gaming Podcast, we welcome a new Co-Host Phil Hockaday aka @Last1up Phil joins Ally for a retro banter and pick up's before they move onto the show's main topic which is all about SNK and specifically the enigma of a console the Neo Geo AES. There is also a bonus interview by Paul M with the mega talented beads artist A Beads C Start. Make sure you listen to it at the end of the Podcast as A Beads C Start is running a charity competition where you could win a one of a kind piece of bead art. Thanks for listening!
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