PowerUp! your Retro Recipes 🔋

Welcome to ЯR PowerUp! – your gateway to an extra dose of nostalgia. On Patreon you can enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes content, ad-free early access to videos, name credits, retro music & books, direct messaging, and more, all with a 7-day free trial.

We publish at least two items most weeks, including one ad-free video available days before its public release, plus exclusive content that never goes public like editor commentaries, backstage videos, scenes from our daily lives, exclusive repairs, and polls, as well as ZZAP! 64 content and more. Join us in preserving the joyous tech and TV of our childhoods. Your support on Patreon helps us keep these vintage gems shining in the public consciousness.

Diving into Retro Recipes full-time was a leap of faith from our previous careers, driven by our passion and your support. At PowerUp! level, we promise more interaction, regular updates, and a personal response to every message.

Oh and if you decide not to join PowerUp! Perifracteam, we still deeply appreciate your support. Thanks for being a part of our journey.

Your friends in retro,
Perifractic & Ladyfractic

Become a Patreon

Join Retro Recipes PowerUp on Patreon! This is the best way to support the work. Patreon members get very special rewards like music albums, early access videos, end credits, books, vlog & story access, & more:

YouTube Memberships

YouTube's "channel memberships" are a bit like Patreon! This offers you some but not all of the perks found on Patreon, and whilst not as good for the channel as Patreon, it's still here as an option for those who prefer it:

PayPal / Thanks

Go from chip dipper to chip tipper! Click the ❤️ Thanks button under any video or tip via PayPal instead:


Raffle proceeds enable future major projects for your enjoyment, all while benefitting charity and creating a winner - possibly you!

Donate gear

If you have retro gear you’d like to get out of the way and possibly see it featured in a recipode, or you have a product you’d like me to take a peek at, reach out with a little info.

The channel is also on the look out for some specific things right now. Thank you!

  • Amstrad PC-CM colour monitor (only) for PC1512/1640
  • Knight Rider screen used props/parts
  • RM Nimbus computer & monitor (as used in UK schools)
  • Small Sony BVM Monitor(s)
  • Sony HB-101 computer (MSX / Hit Bit)
  • Vextrex system
  • Vintage mid-century 50s-60s TV set
  • ZZAP! 64 original magazines (not PDFs)


Even a simple YouTube subscribe goes a long way towards helping the channel.

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Thank you!