Tron Maze-A-Tron

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An interesting side-scroller puts you in the role of Flynn from the movie Tron.

Tron Maze-A-TronGraphics: 4
Sound: 4
Replay Value: 3
Notes: 1-player game
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Unlike some other Intellivision review sites, I think Tron Maze-A-Tron is a pretty solid game. It is an exploration side-scroller game - one of the earlier ones for the platform, I think. It's got a pretty good-sized world, and it has a lot of really interesting elements. It's pretty tough, and a touch too difficult to make it to the second phase of the game. But the sound effects are great and the various circuit components are well-done.

As the character Flynn from the Disney film Tron, you must navigate a dangerous and hostile electronic world and eventually confront the Master Control Program (MCP). Unlike the movie, and sticking to grand video game tradition (of the day), you cannot win, of course. It just keeps getting more and more difficult until you either die or quit. Still, I find the layout and graphics quite pleasing, the sound great, and the game overall interesting and unique enough to rate it well.




ROM No ROM variants have been identified.
Box So far, four variations have been found.
Manual Six variants have been identified.
Overlays No variations have been found.
Label To date, three labels have been recorded.
Easter Eggs No Easter Eggs have been found.




A total of four Tron Maze-A-Tron box variants have been documented.

Image Vendor Part Number Year Origin Description
Tron Maze-A-Tron Box (Mattel Electronics 5392-0910) Mattel Electronics 5392-0910 1982 U.S.A. Trayless pocket; no part number on top; © Mattel, Inc. Hawthorne, CA on bottom
Tron Maze-A-Tron Box (Mattel Electronics 5392-0510) Mattel Electronics 5392-0510 1982 Hong Kong French-Canadian; plastic tray; no part number on top; © Mattel Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada on back
Image not available. Mattel Electronics 5392-0410 1982 Hong Kong International version with slots in back for localized manual
Tron Maze-A-Tron Box (Intellivision Inc. 5392) Intellivision Inc. 5392 1982 U.S.A. Standard Intellivision, Inc. box; also has © 1982 Walt Disney Productions on front cover




A total of six Tron Maze-A-Tron manual variants have been documented.

Image Vendor Part Number Year Origin Description
Tron Maze-A-Tron Manual (Mattel Electronics 5392-0920) Mattel Electronics 5392-0920 1982 U.S.A. This manual also appears in my PlayCable set—no idea if it was ever actually part of the program; if so, why this and not Deadly Discs?
Image not available. Mattel Electronics 5392-0920 1982 Hong Kong NEED CONFIRMATION; submitted by Hankster
Tron Maze-A-Tron Manual (Mattel Electronics 5392-0720) Mattel Electronics 5392-0720 1982 Hong Kong French-Canadian
Tron Maze-A-Tron Manual (Mattel Electronics 5392-0111) Mattel Electronics 5392-0111 1982 Hong Kong French version; submitted by Moonbeam
Image not available. Mattel Electronics 5392-0131 1982 Hong Kong Italian version; spotted in eBay auction
Tron Maze-A-Tron Manual (Intellivision Inc. 5392-0920) Intellivision Inc. 5392-0920 1982 U.S.A. Stapled along top edge; copyright date is from Walt Disney Productions




Only one version of the overlay has been found for Tron Maze-A-Tron.

Image Vendor Part Number Year Origin Description
Tron Maze-A-Tron Overlay (mattel 5392-4289) mattel 5392-4289 1982 U.S.A.  




A total of three Tron Maze-A-Tron label variants have been documented.

Image Vendor Part Number Year Origin Description
Tron Maze-A-Tron Label (Mattel Electronics) Mattel Electronics N/A 1981 U.S.A. Origin upper left; © M.I. 1981 upper right; © 1981 Disney upper right; rounded corners
Tron Maze-A-Tron Label (Mattel Electronics) Mattel Electronics N/A 1981 Hong Kong Origin upper left; © M.I. 1981 upper right; © 1981 Disney upper right; square corners
Tron Maze-A-Tron Label (Intellivision Inc.) Intellivision Inc. N/A 1982 U.S.A. Origin lower right; © I.I. 1982 to left of origin; ™ small, upper right of the second line of text; smaller label, rounded corners; © 1982 Disney upper left




Title Screen Title screen for Tron Maze-A-Tron.
Circuit Maze Visually appealing, this game is perhaps a bit too hard-core electronics oriented for many to appreciate. One thing bugs me... Those Recognizers sure seem small...
MCP Stack-Poppin' Fun This phase is perhaps more fun to play, as it's more action-oriented than the 'journey' phase. The sound effects are good—especially for your shield.




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