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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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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

Episode 192: The C16

9/30/2018
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Steve and Mads take a look at some games on one of Commodore's less well known machines in this Commodore C16 special. 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: http://retroasylum.com/phpbb/index.php Twitter:...

Duration:01:44:09

Episode 191: Revival 2018 ZX Spectrum Next Panel

9/18/2018
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Dean Swain teams up with Paul Jenkinson from the Spectrum Show to host the Revival 2018 ZX Spectrum Next Panel featuring Simon Butler, Rich Stevenson, Mike Dailly, Jim Bagley & Lyndon Sharp about developing games for the new ZX Spectrum. 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...

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 190: Honey, I Shrunk The Hits

8/18/2018
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It's a bumper episode as Dean, Mads, Steve & Matt play the handheld versions of some big hit titles that were better known on other systems. Matt stands firm on Zool despite some serious bullying from his so called mates... Plus, Chris O'Regan & Paul Davies report back from their visit to Play Expo London! Thanks to our Patreon supporters: Andrew Gilmour Richard May Richard Piper Nick Lees Edward Fitzpatrick Chris Worthington Alistair Downs Retromash Thomas Scoffham Jeremy...

Duration:03:21:22

Episode 189: Mr Biffo and Iain Lee

8/1/2018
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Paul Davies chats to Mr Biffo (Aka Paul Rose) and Iain Lee in our exclusive interview recorded live at Revival 2018.

Duration:00:57:06

Episode 188: Revival 2018 Shahid Ahmad

7/8/2018
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Paul Davies is joined by industry stalwart Shahid Ahmad for one of the most interesting and frank talks that took place at Revival 2018. 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 Retro Asylum by...

Duration:01:05:42

Episode 187: Revival 2018 Rare Panel

6/23/2018
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Recorded live at Revival 2018, Darren Gargette (of Cane And Rinse fame) hosts our Rare/Playtronic panel. Guests include Kev Bayliss, David Wise, Chris Seavour, Simon Gerges, Chris Marlow, Jens Restemeier, Shawn Pile, Dan Murdoch and Hamish Lockwood. Help support the Retro Asylum by becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/retroasylum

Duration:00:48:47

Episode 186: Games Of THEC64 Mini

6/1/2018
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Matt Wilsher, Mads Kristensen & Steve Erickson play and rate their favourite games that are currently included on THEC64 Mini, plus the guys discuss the latest retro gaming related news. 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...

Duration:01:54:30

Episode 185: Revival 2018 Wrap-Up

5/25/2018
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Paul, Chris and Steve are joined by Craig Turner and Alex Crowley to wrap up the awesome Revival 2018 weekend. An amazing time was had by all of us through the joy of gaming and the guests, arcades, micros and friends who we spent time with. Thanks to everyone who came along and to Craig and his team for putting on the best UK retro event ever! For information on Revival Retro Events check out their Facebook page: https://en-gb.facebook.com/RevivalRetroEvents/ and on Twitter...

Duration:01:35:42

Episode 184: Jonathan Beales and Retro Gaming the Movie

5/11/2018
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Paul Davies chats with broadcaster Jonathan Beales about his work in the gaming industry, magazines and his new documentary Retro Gaming the Movie. We hear some great insights from Jonathan on a pivotal time on gaming and learn just how much exclusive footage he’ll be fitting into his new documentary release this September. Codumentary- Jonathan’s documentary on the phenomenon of Call of Duty https://codumentary.net/

Duration:02:23:39

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