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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 183: Rezzed through a retro lens

4/26/2018
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In this special and slightly different episode Paul Davies and Chris O'Regan are fresh from EGX Rezzed 2018 and want to talk about all the games there that had a retro developer, inlfuence or mechanic. There were a stack of games at Rezzed this year that fitted one or more of these categories! Games discussed: Dead Cells Hollowpoint Huntdown MaoMao Castle Planet Alpha Rogue Aces Travis Strikes Again Shaq Fu Phoenix Point Onrush Outro music: Zero Zero- Zeroxed

Duration:01:38:42

Episode 182: Worms

4/6/2018
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Matt, Steve and Mads come together to discuss the gaming club game of March 2018: Worms for the Amiga by Team 17. Once again, massive thanks to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Richard May Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Andrew Marsh Tom Potter Chris Mcgilvray Patrick Fürst Stephen Stuttard Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Jonathan Quilter Blake Brett Lee Spencer M...

Duration:01:55:55

Episode 181: Paul Rose and Digitiser The Show

3/29/2018
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Chris and Paul catch up with Paul Rose to talk gaming TV, Digitiser The Show and Biffo’s return to Revival 2018. A massive thanks to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Richard May Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Andrew Marsh Tom Potter Chris Mcgilvray Patrick Fürst Stephen Stuttard Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Jonathan Quilter Blake Brett Lee Spencer M John...

Duration:01:48:38

Episode 180: Controllers

3/23/2018
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Dean Swain & Chris O'Regan are back with all of the latest retro gaming related news, answering your #askRA questions and discussing joysticks, control pads and all manor of input devices. A massive thanks to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Richard May Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Andrew Marsh Tom Potter Chris Mcgilvray Patrick Fürst Stephen Stuttard Magnus...

Duration:02:28:52

Episode 179: Juan J. Martinez On 8Bit Development

3/9/2018
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Steve Erickson & Mads Kristensen talk to Juan J. Martinez about his most recent games and how it is to develop modern games for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and the Commodore 64. As usual, a massive thanks to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Richard May Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Andrew Marsh Tom Potter Chris Mcgilvray Patrick Fürst Stephen Stuttard Magnus...

Duration:02:06:43

Episode 178: Christian Simpson

2/18/2018
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Episode 178 sees Paul and Chris take a trip to the Dark Side with Star Wars actor Christian Simpson. No we don’t mean the C64, but Christian is famous for standing in for Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker and also Episode I’s Gavyn Sykes among many other roles across the Star Wars film and game universe. We chat with Christian about his film work and how he now doubles down on his love of micros and his growing presence in the community through his burgeoning retro maintenance...

Duration:02:18:43

Episode 177 - Lucky Dip

2/4/2018
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We catch up with Dean Swain, Paul Davies & Chris O'Regan as they answer another round of #askRA questions plus Dean & Paul play four Commodore 64 games picked at random in the debut of our new "Lucky Dip" feature. 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:...

Duration:03:14:44

Episode 176 - Making New Games On Ageing Hardware

1/22/2018
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Chris O'Regan talk's to Greg Caldwell of Retrotainment on creating new games such as the Haunted Halloween series for the Nintendo Entertainment System and other platforms plus they discuss future projects from Retrotainment. 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 The Retro Asylum Forum:...

Duration:00:56:38

Episode 175: 2017 Christmas Special

12/19/2017
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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls it’s time for the Retro Asylum 2017 Christmas Special! Join the team, friends and the RA community as they talk about their favourite retro gaming Christmas memories. There’s fun, quizzes and hilarity galore as we close out 2017 in the only way we know. 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:...

Duration:03:21:19

Episode 174 - The Beautiful Game

11/26/2017
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Matt Wlsher, Steve Erickson & Mads Kristensen play nine beautiful looking Commodore Amiga games but do the games play as good as they look? A massive thanks as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andre Russell Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Stephen Stuttard Mike Coolican Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Blake Brett Laurens de Bruijin Lee Spencer M John...

Duration:02:27:25

Episode 172 - Power Up at the Science Museum

10/21/2017
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Paul and Chris were kindly invited to The Science Museum to attend the launch night for year two of their Power Up event. We had a chance to speak with Mark Cutmore, the Science Museum's Head of Commercial Enterprises about how the event came about and what visitors can expect to see. Power Up is a fantastic installation which celebrates the joy of gaming, with over 180 playable computers and consoles spanning 40 years of gaming. It runs from 20-31 October and for more info and ticket...

Duration:00:16:07

Episode 171 - Podcast Mashup

10/12/2017
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We host a podcast mash-up with David Turner and Andi Hamilton about their gaming back stories and retro gaming’s resurgence. As always, a massive thanks and a name check as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andre Russell Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Stephen Stuttard Mike Coolican Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Blake Brett Laurens de Bruijin Lee Spencer M...

Duration:02:34:03

Episode 170 - Emulation

9/28/2017
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Steve Erickson & Matt Wilsher delve into the tricky topic of emulation and discuss what emulators they use and recommend plus a whole lot more! Again, a massive thanks and a name check as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Piper Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Andre Russell Andrew Gilmour Shep Sheppard Duncan Bell Garry Heather Stephen Stuttard Mike Coolican Magnus Esbjörner Darren Coles Blake Brett Laurens de...

Duration:02:40:54

Episode 169 - Alone In The Dark

8/27/2017
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Mads Kristensen & Chris O'Regan rewind back to the early 1990's to fire up their 486's, talk a load of DOS and play Infogrames Alone In The Dark. Once again a huge thanks and a name check as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Nick Lees Retromash Duncan Bell Garry Heather Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum Retro Asylum on Facebook:...

Duration:02:18:08

Episode 168 - PC Engine

8/12/2017
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Retro Asylum finally succumbs to listener pressure as Mads Kristensen & Steve Erickson delve into the NEC PC Engine console range and play some of the systems top games. Show Links To book tickets for "The Arcade Experience" event that s taking place in Cambridge on 2nd Of September 2017 please visit: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43848/The-Arcade-Experience-Saturday-2nd-September/ If you are interested in the "Games For Atari: 1977 to 1995" Kickstarter project, please visit:...

Duration:02:19:13

Episode 167 - Colecovision

7/24/2017
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Paul Davies & Dean Swain play one of the hottest consoles of the early 1980's that played host to a ton of quality arcade conversions, namely the CBS Colecovision - A console that for it's time had superb graphics & sound but fell victim of the American games crash of 1983. Plus, there's a round up of all of the latest retro gaming news and more answers revealed in the latest section of Ask RA. Huge thanks and a name check as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Nick...

Duration:01:26:03

Episode 166 - Discworld

7/3/2017
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Mads Kristensen and Chris O'Regan take a retrospective look at the Discworld games from the mid 1990's and discuss point & click adventures in general. Show links: Hipolito Pichardo Twitch Channel: https://m.twitch.tv/hipolitopichardo?desktop-redirect=true Huge thanks and a name check as ever to our Patreon supporters: Richard Pipes Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Nick Lees Retromash Duncan Bell Garry Heather Help support the Retro Asylum by...

Duration:01:59:37

Episode 165 - The Atari ST

6/20/2017
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After a short break following our Revival 2017 specials, Dean Swain & Chris O'Regan return to take a fascinating look back at Atari's much maligned range of 16 bit computers. The guys also discuss all of the latest news of the retro gaming scene including the reveal of Nintendo's lost arcade game "Sky Skipper" and much much more! Show Links: For more information on the SkySkipper project, please visit: https://www.skyskipperproject.com/ For the latest news on the Atari Box, checkout...

Duration:02:07:30

Episode 264 - Revival 2017: Paul Rose

6/1/2017
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So here it is, the grand finale of our Revival 2017 panels is here and it’s time for our talk with Paul Rose aka your friend and ours Mr Biffo. Paul Davies finally got his childhood dream of chatting on stage with the man behind the Teletext screen to not only get some great Digi stories, but also chat about Paul’s new video project Found Footage. So if you want to know about the Digitiser ‘French Book’ that was never aired or learn about new characters ‘Manorak’ and ‘Manbag’ then you’ve...

Duration:01:10:38

Episode 163 - Revival 2017: Rare Panel

5/29/2017
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Our penultimate Revival 2017 audio podcast is our much-anticipated Rare panel featuring Kev Bayliss, Chris Marlow and Sean Pile talking about their work at the legendary development house. The panel was hosted by former Rare staffer and host of the Cane and Rinse podcast, Darren Gargette. Being such a Rare fan we knew that Darren was the perfect host to get the best from the guys and boy were we right! This is an absolute treasure for fans of Rare’s canon of work. Find out all about...

Duration:01:20:10

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