Who we are
The Australian Retro Gamer E-Zine – ausretrogamer.com – is an independent video games website committed to spreading the nostalgic vibe of retro gaming culture across the known universe.
Ausretrogamer was established in 2012 and has grown to become a popular independent source for high quality old-school gaming and pop culture news and information.
The ausretrogamer team love to take part in events – we are proud to have helped run the classic gaming area at PAX Aus in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Our very own, Alex Boz has also appeared on the PAX Aus panel: Geek Trash or Treasure? Finding Collectibles with Real Value.
We have also covered the following events:
- Australian Pinball Expo
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo
- Australian Timezone Supanova Pinball Championship: Victorian State Final
- Oz Comic-Con Melbourne
- EB Games Expo
Please contact alex[at]ausretrogamer.com if you have an event you would like us to contribute to or cover.
As well as articles published on the ausretrogamer site, founder Alex Boz regularly contributes to publications such as:
- Push Square (e.g. A Brief History Of Virtual Reality)
- Nintendo Life (e.g. Super Mario Bros. 3 vs. Star Fox & Donkey Kong: Tabletop vs. Game & Watch)
- Gametraders LIVE
- STACK Magazine; and
You can also listen to Alex on his many podcast appearances here.
We have also had the privilege to appear in many national and international media, from gamer-centric sites to print magazines, radio and TV:
- Player Attack – Retro Gaming: A Link To The Past
- Hyper Magazine issue 266 – Social Hardware and Digging Up The Past, To Preserve The Future
- 2SER Radio – The Nostalgic World of Retro Gaming
- Good Game Pocket – Pocketees @ PAX Aus
- Nintendo Life – Ninterview: Ausretrogamer
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Alex Boz, Co-founder, Editor-In-Chief and Video Game Historian
Alex is a collector, arcade extraordinaire, pinball tragic, an Atarian and a C64 lover. Alex has been gaming since the early 80s when the weapon of choice was a joystick with a single fire button.
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Contact Alex at alex[at]ausretrogamer.com
Ms. ausretrogamer (Kerith S), Co-founder, Editor and Writer
Lover of science fiction, fashion, books, movies and TV. Player of games, old and new.
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Contact Ms. ausretrogamer at kerith[at]ausretrogamer.com
Aaron Clement, Contributor
Tassie based retro gaming guy. Father of 3 and married to the very tolerant Kellie Clement. Coffee powered!
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Contact Aaron at admin[at]ausretrogamer.com
Dr. Brant Raven, Contributor
Scientist, philosopher & technologist. Science Fiction über-aficionado, retro gamer, curator & bibliographer. Creator of the Star Wars Bibliographic Database.
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Contact Brant at admin[at]ausretrogamer.com
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