The Front End
..::: Download It :::..
The engine for the multicab is nearing completion. The
front end is done. This is a simple
animated interface built with DesktopX (you will have to download DesktopX
When the mouse moves over a category, it animates and
a plays a
signature sound. Each of these animated objects is a shortcut to a folder
in the c drive.
Each folder contains a set of shortcuts to the various TRON programs.
For instance, the
"Modern Tron" object shortcuts to a folder which contains
UTRON and Tron2.0. Simply left click the desktop object to display a
popup menu of all games
of that type. Also included is an animated bit cursor and some custom
icons. All desktop
icons can be hidden with desktopX giving the screen an arcade look.
The only two icons left
on my desktop are shortcuts to DesktopX and a shortcut to play the movie
on DVD. The games
all run from the c drive, except TRON 2.0 which must be present in the
CD drive to run.
The download includes the TRON desktopx theme, a main
folder and empty subfolders for shortcuts,
(this should be placed directly into drive C), extra objects (a different
shortcut object and mp3
player adapted directly from the one on the desktopx website), this
readme, and an animated
bit cursor. The tron fonts and icons are from various webthemes ("Tron
The multicab thus far houses the following games:
Modern: TRON 2.0
Console: Atari ROMS- PCAtari
Adventures of TRON
Intellivision- "Intellivision Lives"
Tomy handheld emulator
Deadly Discs PC remake
Discs of Tron
Space Paranoids 2 versions
Discs of TROFF
The background is a wallpaper from the UTRON project.
The large 4 part disc is adapted from an image from Aurics TRON Sector
Modern Tron is from TRON 2.0
Light cycle is from a prj set online (author?)
Television is a captured image from a Harvard filmfest (original site
ModernTron2 object is from the Discs of TRON flyer.
Tron mp3 is a minimally reskinned SilverIce MP3 player for DesktopX,
by Martin Conroy with graphics by Alex G.
Sounds are from TRON, TRON 2.0, TRON arcade, and Intellivision Discs
This is a shareware download. Not to be sold for profit.