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Disney starts Tron publicity in a _really_ nice way !!
« on: July 27, 2009, 09:59:54 PM »
Several owners of (movie related) websites received a package from Disney with a couple of Arcade Coins and a memory stick. Together these were the "keys" to a special arcade that Disney recreated to start up interest in the new Tron movie.



"Flynn's Arcade" it was called of course.

Not only was there a good number of working classic machines, but they even made a "REAL" Space Paranoids cab !!! (Regretfully with an LCD but hey.....)

Behind a (guarded !) Tron machine, there was a big secret ! Notice the music by Daft Punk...

I sure hope the movie will live up to the excellent marketing strategies by disney:

More info here:
http://www.collider.com/2009/07/21/tron-goes-viral-could-flynns-arcade-be-at-comic-con-2009/

some video's of the arcade, be sure to check them ALL out !!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTZYH-tafBA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ytEdF5zKCE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va-05JPQ5Xk&feature=related




And the "official" site:
http://www.homeoftron.com/

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 06:39:03 AM »
That Lightcycle is F@cking AWSOME!!!  :spaceace: :spaceace:


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Re: Disney starts Tron publicity in a _really_ nice way !!
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2009, 04:22:22 PM »
TR2N becomes TRON LEGACY  :-* And at least... AT LEAST ... a high definition trailer/preview/screen test  ::) 8)

This is the most awaited movie for me!!!

...and that version of Space Paranoids  :o Same than the first movie  :P :-* :-* :-*

I'm sure we'll love all the merchandising around this  ::) :P

Can't wait to see all that new stuff  :-* :-* :-*

ps : where to order the Tron / Flynn's arcade coins?  :-* :-* :-*

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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2009, 04:38:36 PM »
Tron Tron Tron!!   I'm sure it will rule!   ;D   I want those tokens too!!!!  :D

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2009, 04:47:03 PM »
speaking of TRON, have you seen the new trailer

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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2009, 07:11:55 PM »
ps : where to order the Tron / Flynn's arcade coins?  :-* :-* :-*

They're on eBay, but not going cheap.
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2009, 10:41:41 PM »
I bet the BYOAC coin community will make repro's soon, although they are always very afraid of copyright in the US ;)

Where's the hi-res trailer ?

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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2009, 12:35:08 AM »
ps : where to order the Tron / Flynn's arcade coins?  :-* :-* :-*
They're on eBay, but not going cheap.

They have been selling on EBay US for anywhere between $25 to $80 (with ticket).

That HD trailer looks absolutely awesome, this is now my most officially anticipated film! I LOVED the original!

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« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2009, 11:00:39 PM »
I am SO going to hunt movie theaters for Tron stuff. Posters, stand-ups you name it. 41 and not too proud to beg  ;D ;D

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« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2009, 11:09:05 PM »
Look at the poster for Space Paranoids !

http://forums.arcade-museum.com/showthread.php?t=97534&highlight=wtb+rally

They obviously even hacked up the well known "house rules" sign !


I guess the US people will get the fun stuff only but I PRAY that they will do Europe as well......

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« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2009, 11:23:52 PM »
does anybody want a TRON SUIT ??  ;D ;D ;D

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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2009, 12:20:49 PM »
Hey, you can download Space Paranoids:

http://www.roguesynapse.com/games/space_paranoids.php

Nice for the Mame cab people !

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« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2009, 05:38:43 PM »
The game sucks though, its slow and jerky and full o bugs :(

ROLL ON TRON LEGACY AND SPACE PARANOIDS FOR ALL CONSOLES (hopefully hehe)

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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2009, 08:09:01 AM »
Check this : TRON REBOOT

I love binary  ;D