Retrogaming for everyone!
Awesome Retro

Awesome Retro is a non-profit organization with the mission “retrogaming for everyone”. We add retrogaming to many events and bring equipment to organizations in the Netherlands and surrounding countries.

We are a volunteer-driven organization that manages to impress large audiences by delivering great retrogaming experiences for people of all ages. We visited dance festivals, musea, main stages, amusement parks, radio studios, gaming events, lan-parties, hacker congresses, schools and so forth.

A short impression is also viewable in our flyer. Browse the site for a list of available consoles, how to contribute and to see what great stuff we do.

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The agenda is also accessible through iCal feed.

A list of past events can be found on our agenda.

Into The Woods, Dance Festival, Amersfoort, Netherlands

Into The Woods, dance festival, Netherlands

The Reality, Lanparty, Netherlands

The Reality 13, Lanparty, Netherlands

Playing on the stage

Flappy Bird Touch Edition, Dreamhack, Jonkoping, SE


Philips Exposition, Museum Boerhaave, Leiden, NL


Mysteryland, Dance festival, Haarlemmermeer, NL


Darth Vader playing Space Invaders, Gameland Kids, Slagharen, NL

Awesome Retro
Awesome Retro consists of over 40 volunteers. They have visited and supported over 75 events, from dance festival to museums. Tens of thousands of gamers, young and old, have played on over the 50 systems generously donated by a lot of people.We are mainly active in western Europe, with the Netherlands as our base. We have visited events in Belgium, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom. We are a foundation since December 2012.


Are you ready to start (or expand) your retrogaming adventure? Become a volunteer at Awesome Retro! Click here.


Awesome Retro - Detail - NES Gaming System

Is your old gaming gear collecting dust? Stop that madness! Donate it to Awesome Retro and give it a new life! Click here to visit the donation page.

Awesome Retro on Facebook

This is a stream of our facebook page:

Repair ALL the things #5

Komende zaterdag is er weer “Repair ALL the things!” op de AwesomeSpace. Daarin gaan we aan de slag om retro consoles te repareren. Onder begeleiding en met uitleg van Benadski is er altijd wel wat te doen, ookal heb je nog maar weinig ervaring met elektronica..

12 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

NLG Minis

Dit weekend (18 – 20 sept) zijn er het hele weekend speedruns in de AwesomeSpace verzorgd door NLG. Je bent welkom om langs te komen en mee te genieten. Het schema: Livestream: Route, parkeren,..

2 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Mobile Uploads

Op deze dag werd in 1985 de eerste Mario game uitgebracht! En wát een plezier hebben we eraan beleefd! (en nog steeds! ;)) Happy 30th birthday, Mario!!

60 likes, 2 comments3 weeks ago

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Contact information

Stichting Awesome Retro
KVK: 56711778

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