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Flynn Lives - Tron 2 Viral Kicks Off in San Diego Tonight

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July 23, 2009

Tron 2 Viral

Just a few days ago we mysteriously received two tokens for Flynn's Arcade and we followed the start of what promises to be a great viral and ARG for Disney's upcoming Tron 2. Throughout that afternoon on Tuesday, we followed the clues and uncovered the phrase "Flynn Lives" (which seems to be a bigger part of this) and a series of interesting websites: flynnlives.com and homeoftron.com. If you click on the bouncing spider icon at the bottom of the Flynn Lives site, you'll see a countdown. It expires at 9:30PM on Thursday and has now been updated with a meet-up location in San Diego. Looks like something big kicks off tonight!

Here is the location: "Meet us at the cul de sac near the corner of 1st and J when the numbers run out. You'll know who we are." You can map it on Google Maps if you'd like (conveniently it's right outside of my hotel!). If you're in San Diego, we suggest you take part in this, as this could be pretty awesome. Of course, we'll be covering this and updating it often as possible, but considering we're going to be on the ground ourselves, a post on what takes place might not come until later at night. If you're not in San Diego but want to help out, hit up FlynnLives.com and let us know what happens (in the comments below) when the countdown hits 0!

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  • Ajax
    OOHHH, this is gonna be GREAT! ...( I hope)
  • Adam
    the way things are going in holywierd today I'm surprised a re-boot wasn't done. with that said I believe the original vision of a film is "usually" the best, and I have been a tron fan since childhood. long live Flynn!
  • http://thenameless.org Mike McRorey
    please please please, get whatever video you can of this and post it asap.
  • Matt
    This whole deal reeks of 42 entertainment (the same folk who did The Dark Knight viral, and the Halo ARGs. If those are any indication of what to expect...expect great things. Personally, i'm looking for some schwag....as always. =P
  • CHOWCHOW
    ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ! This will never beat the orginal.
  • Tomi
    I just cant wait to get my hands on the Daft Punk soundtrack!!!!!
  • Robbie
    The website http://www.flynnlives.com now says: "UPDATE THE MEET UP IS TONIGHT. 9:30PM SHARP. AT THE CUL DE SAC NEAR 1st AND J STREETS. MAP" When you click on 'MAP', a new link appears of Google Maps with the location.
  • Robbie
    Excuse me, I forgot a bit. The website also says: "It's hard to believe that it's been 20 years since Kevin Flynn went missing. In honor of this great digital pioneer, we will be getting together to renew our commitment to find out what happened to him and celebrate his legacy." Sorry!
  • Nicholas
    Nothing happened when the countdown ended.
  • http://www.davecobb.com Dave Cobb
    First posted vids of TRON: LEGACY viral event @ Comic-Con, including real Space Paranoids games and the reveal of the new lightcycle: http://tinyurl.com/flynnlives

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