Awesome Retro means retrogaming for everyone. Visiting many events in the Netherlands and surrounding countries, Awesome Retro brings the joy of old school gaming to dance festivals, lanparties, hacker / demo congresses and much more.
Awesome Retro is a registered non-profit foundation based in the Netherlands. Our inventory is donated by many gamers and collectors, we have a solid volunteer base that wants to share their passion of retrogaming with the rest of the world.
May 2013Topicus LAN-party – - 31/05/2013 - 01/06/2013
Jun 2013Gameland Kids, Slagharen – Attractiepark Slagharen - 22/06/2013 - 23/06/2013
Jul 2013Observe Hack Make 2013 – Oudkarspel - 31/07/2013 - 04/08/2013
Aug 2013Mysteryland – Mysteryland - 24/08/2013
Sep 2013Gameland Bobbejaanland – Bobbejaanland - 06/09/2013 - 08/09/2013
FOM 15.1 – Oktoberhallen, Wieze - 13/09/2013 - 15/09/2013
Into The Woods 2013 – Into the woods festivalterrein - 14/09/2013
A selection of different types of events:
The Reality 13, Lanparty, Netherlands, 800 participants
Retro Gaming Nacht 3, Our own event, Netherlands, 50 visitors
Electromagnetic Field 2012, Outdoor hacker festival, England, 499 visitors
Mysteryland 2012, dance festival, Netherlands, 60.000 visitors
Into The Woods, dance festival, Netherlands, 2500 visitors
Dreamhack Pong Competition, 250 participants at Dreamhack Winter 2013, the worlds largest digital event (10.000 visitors). Picture LMD
Chaos Computer Conference 2011, hacker conference, Germany, 2500 visitors
GEPWNAGE Retro Console Night, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 30 visitors (picture Jasper Landa)
Every year we visit a series of events. From lanparties to dance festivals: we’re a hit every time. On request we will also visit your event.
See our agenda or create a booking.
Are your old game consoles collecting dust? Donate it to Awesome Retro and give it a second life! Everything older than 8 year is welcome. We are non-profit and non-commercial: your donation will see a lot of new gamers!
Become a volunteer and visit all kinds of events. An informal atmosphere and lots of fun is what you can expect!