Sam walks by a pair of arcade games programmed by his father, Kevin Flynn. The two consoles on the left are Space Paranoids and ArcWars, two of the game titles stolen from Flynn in TRON (1982).
While working as a programmer for ENCOM, Kevin Flynn used his free time to create video games. Another ENCOM programmer, Ed Dillinger, stole Flynn's work and passed the games off as his own. The success of Flynn's games led to Dilliger's rise to CEO, leading to Flynn's firing from ENCOM. While searching the ENCOM mainframe for proof the games were stolen, Flynn is digitized and pulled into the grid.
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