Retro Asylum -  The UK’s No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast

The UK's No.1 Retro Gaming Podcast. Curating gaming culture for future generations. 'World's Best Podcast' - NME Award 2016.

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Episode 204: DoDonPachi

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.



Episode 203: Donkey Kong GB

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...


 02 May 2019  2h49m

Episode 202: Preservation

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:


 20 April 2019  2h24m

Episode 201: Popeye

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...


 31 March 2019  2h50m

Episode 200: Blasts From The Past!

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...


 20 March 2019  7h8m

Episode 199.5 Super Cars 2

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.


 03 March 2019  3h7m

Episode 199: Early Core Design Games

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...


 18 February 2019  3h5m

Episode 198: The Incredible Machine

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.


 04 February 2019  2h24m

Episode 197: Midwinter

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...


 01 January 2019  2h11m

Episode 196: Xmas Special 2018

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!  ...


 19 December 2018  2h35m