The 1982 sci-fi classic also inspired Hartley, now 34, to pursue a career in video games. He studied computer science in college, and now designs video games for Firaxis Games, based in Sparks, Md.
“’Tron’ established a fantasy version of what it looks like inside computers,” Hartley told the Baltimore Sun. “And it went beyond my expectations, with ‘light-cycles,’ tanks, all these magical components of a diverse world.”
This really is the season to be jolly for Hartley. “Tron Legacy” will be released in theaters nationwide tomorrow.
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