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Retro Asylum is the UK's No.1 Retro Gaming podcast and won the UK Podcasters "Best Video Game Podcast" award in 2015.

Retro Asylum is the UK's No.1 Retro Gaming podcast and won the UK Podcasters "Best Video Game Podcast" award in 2015.
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Retro Asylum is the UK's No.1 Retro Gaming podcast and won the UK Podcasters "Best Video Game Podcast" award in 2015.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 211: Tommy Tallarico

10/16/2019
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Chris Worthington chats to industry legend Tommy Tallarico about his career to date and the forthcoming Intellivision Amico and picks up a couple of exclusives along the way. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum Twitter:...

Duration:02:01:50

Episode 210: Final Fantasy VII & Ghosts N Goblins

10/6/2019
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Mads Kristensen & Christopher Worthington are back for another fun filled Retro Games Club episode. This time they take an in depth look at the legendary RPG Final Fantasy VII by Square and also take a brief look at Capcom's arcade hit Ghosts N Goblins. Cover illustration by Lisa Rye. To see more of Lisa's amazing work, please visit http://www.lisa-rye.com/ Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook:...

Duration:04:48:35

Episode 209: Christopher's 1st Anniversary

10/3/2019
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We celebrate Chris’s one-year anniversary as a host on the Retro Asylum game club by looking back at the games we played the past twelve months. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum Twitter: @theretroasylum

Duration:01:42:11

Episode 208: 16 Bit Wars

9/3/2019
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As the kids go back to school, the RA team travel back nearly 30 years to their own playground to argue what 16 bit machine has the best games. Yes it's the Amiga against the Megadrive & SNES! Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:02:47:34

Episode 207: Command & Conquer

7/31/2019
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Mads and Chris examine whether the Westwood behemoth lives up to it's "classic" tag. We also reveal the result of the August and September poll before being joined by a special guest to look forward to October. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:03:23:39

Episode 206: Dark Forces

7/7/2019
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Chris and Mads enlist in the rebel alliance to fight the dreaded Dark Troopers in Dark Forces on the PC. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum Twitter: @theretroasylum

Duration:03:28:01

Episode 205: Classic Gaming Archive

6/26/2019
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Mads and Chris launch the Classic Gaming Archive and talk about how you can get involved while the Mads-less team broadcast on location at Revival 2019 Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum Twitter: @theretroasylum

Duration:02:54:36

Episode 204: DoDonPachi

6/1/2019
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Steve, Chris, and Mads enlist as fighter pilots in DoDonPachi. Did Chris really fight in the Willy Wars? Who stole Steve’s place in the limelight at the final moment? Tune in to this month’s game club episode to find out. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:03:27:24

Episode 203: Donkey Kong GB

5/2/2019
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Can Mads and Chris jump barrels, climb vines, and solve devious puzzles in this month's game club episode? Find out right here! Also we reveal next month's game - a wonderful SHMUP for you all to play. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:03:14:56

Episode 202: Preservation

4/20/2019
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In this episode Steve, Mads and Chris take on the elephant in the room to discuss the vital role software preservation plays in keeping retro alive. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum Twitter: @theretroasylum

Duration:02:44:30

Episode 201: Popeye

3/31/2019
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Chris and Mads go Brutus baiting during a deep dive into the classic Nintendo arcade game, Popeye. They also reveal the winner of the April game club vote and are joined by a special guest to look ahead to May. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:02:50:52

Episode 200: Blasts From The Past!

3/20/2019
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So this is it, our 200th Episode! Dean Swain and the rest of the current Retro Asylum team go in search of RA hosts of the past to celebrate 200 episodes of "The UK's No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast". Join us in our longest ever episode, as we look back at the show and discuss how the UK retro scene has evolved since we began Retro Asylum back in 2011. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook:...

Duration:07:08:08

Episode 199.5 Super Cars 2

3/3/2019
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In this game club episode we pay homage to the great top-down Gremlin racer Super Cars II. For the first time, we are handing out prizes for the competition winners, so have a listen to find out who wins. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:03:57:47

Episode 199: Early Core Design Games

2/18/2019
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In this episode Chris Worthington, Steve Erickson and Matt Wilsher delve into Core Designs and some of their games, without hardly mentioning Tomb Raider. A massive thanks to Simon Phipps for allowing us to use his awesome Rick Dangerous artwork. If you would like to purchase a poster print of this lovely art, please visit the store over at www.simonphipps.com

Duration:03:05:28

Episode 198: The Incredible Machine

2/4/2019
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Chris and Mads dive into contraption making with The Incredible Machine. Plus we find the winner of our competition, reveal the game of February, and the list of games to vote on for March.

Duration:01:36:56

Episode 197: Midwinter

1/1/2019
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In December we’ve spent a lot of time out in the snow - virtual snow that is. Join us as we discuss this month’s game club game Midwinter by Mike Singleton (of Lords of Midnight fame). The game of the month for January is revealed at the end as usual, as are the candidates for February. Happy New Year Everyone! Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum

Duration:02:11:22

Episode 196: Xmas Special 2018

12/19/2018
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Have you been good? Because Matt, Dean, Steve & Mads are back for our Christmas special in which the guys discuss all of the latest retro news, reminisce about Christmas presents of the past and look back at their favourite festive games! Merry Christmas everyone & enjoy the episode!

Duration:02:35:57

Episode 195: Gaming Club - Devil's Crush

12/2/2018
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Mads and new host Chris Worthington discuss the wonderful PC Engine pinball game Devil's Crush that we have been playing in the gaming club all November. Thanks to our Patreon supporters: Andrew Gilmour Richard May Richard Piper Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Thomas Scoffham Jeremy Shaw Andy Marsh Duncan Bell Garry Heather Tom Potter Chris McGilvray Patrick Fürst Stephen Stuttard Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Help support the...

Duration:02:39:41

Episode 194: Gaming Club - 720 On The C64

10/30/2018
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The Retro Asylum gaming club game for October 2018 was 720 degrees on the Commodore 64. Join Mads and new RA host Chris Worthington, as they discuss the ins and outs of this 1987 arcade conversion. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Twitter: @theretroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on...

Duration:01:34:20

Episode 193: Julian Gollop

10/19/2018
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Recorded live at Revival 2018, Chris O'Regan talks to Julian Gollop on how he became synonymous with the turn based genre. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retroasylum/ Retro Asylum YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCC9rIvCKoW3mdbuCsB7Ag Retro Asylum on Twitch:https://www.twitch.tv/theretroasylum The Retro Asylum Forum:...

Duration:00:47:17