Yes, I know, another Tron post, but I do like to add a “personal” touch to my writings here, and this entry has a LOT to do with video gaming in general.
After a business meeting in Los Angeles, I decided to stop by Disneyland on the way home. The attraction ElecTRONica opened up at California Adventure, and that’s too alluring to me not to check it out when so close in the area.
It’s crazy enough that upon entering the area, I’m spotlight scanned by a Recognizer who declares: “This program has no disc. Another stray.”
At this point, I’m set into a world full of neon lights, glowing drinks, a full sensory 3D preview of Tron Legacy, and more Daft Punk than one can humanly endure. So much Daft Punk.
Quite simply, it was too much awesome packed into one place.
And then I see this:
Flynn’s Arcade is a marvel. The second you walk in, it’s like getting thrown into some pocket universe where the 1980′s are right now. The arcade machines are in fantastic condition, the music is non-stop Journey, Michael Jackson, Go-Gos and more, and I immediately felt those feelings of excitement that my six year old Read the rest of this entry