Mod Details

The objective of the Killer App Mod for TRON 2.0 on the PC, is to incorporate elements from TRON 2.0: Killer App for the Xbox platform that were never released for the PC version of TRON 2.0. It also includes other fixes and additions for the game, such as 16:9 and 16:10 Widescreen support. New to Version 1.1a of the mod is compatibility with the Steam version of TRON 2.0, easier installation, v1.1 bug fixes, and restored Multiplayer support in-game on both the CD/DVD and Steam versions.

Installing and using the Mod

TRON 2.0 and the Killer App Mod will work on
Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit in all cases).


Video showing easier installation and other features of v1.1a




If you can't get Widescreen working, or have ANY other problem,
visit the above troubleshooting link.


Note that the Killer App Mod allows you to choose Français, Deutsch, Italiano, and Español text for use in the game, after you install the Unofficial v1.042 Patch. In other words: if you download and install the Unofficial Patch, you can later change the language from English. There is really no reason to use the Official Patch any more, on the CD/DVD Retail version of TRON 2.0.

If you want to use the User Error Single Player expansion in widescreen,
you must download and install it after you install the Killer App Mod.


Also note that if you want to use Xistence's Ancient Disc Mod, you must download and install it first before you install the Killer App Mod.

When using Single Player with the Killer App Mod, older saved games will not work and loading them will cause the game to crash. You must either disable the mod to load old saved games, or start a new game. Since the mod fixes a few issues and adds some things: you will probably want to enjoy the new improved experience in Single Player from the beginning, anyway.

When using Multiplayer with the mod, EVERYONE must be using the mod in order to access the new features when playing together. This inculdes the host (server) and all players (clients). This new Version 1.1a of the mod is not compatible in Multiplayer with the older versions. (If you have an old version, you must uninstall it first.)

If you try to join a Multiplayer server not running the mod, you will be kicked off and the game will let you know why. If you cannot find any servers running the mod at the time that you want to play online, the mod can be completely disabled to allow you to play with others who do not have it.

If there are no servers running the mod: you will need to contact the server operators and request that they start using the Killer App Mod, or host your own server.


Please leave any comments or feedback on ModDB in the comments section, or the forum of one of the TRON fan sites. Do not use the "Send Message" link on ModDB, otherwise your feedback may not be read for a long time.

List of TRON fan sites:
Ldso.net
Tronfaq.blogspot.com
Tron-sector.com

Thanks from LDSO and the Killer App Mod team.

Team members and Contributors

9VoltChicken - New Character Skins, Weapon Skins, Game Fixes, Special FX, Quality Assurance
Avi - Quality Assurance
Dr. Cuddlebug - Quality Assurance
Jademz - Quality Assurance
Jumpy - Quality Assurance
Kain-Xavier - New Character Skins, Weapon Skins, Light Cycle Colors, Quality Assurance
Ms. Kay - Quality Assurance
Layer - Quality Assurance
Load "*",8,1 - Quality Assurance
Mangler - New Character Skins
Ronald Mercer - Qtracker GameSpy emulation
Mr. Anderson - Special thanks
Mor.Evil-1 - Quality Assurance
Myria - Quality Assurance
NetSlayer - Quality Assurance
Raven - Light Cycle Colors, Special FX
Schmatzler - Quality Assurance
Shock - Quality Assurance
Tetsue - Quality Assurance
TheReelTodd - Quality Assurance
TronFAQ - Game Fixes, Special FX, Coding, Light Cycle Colors, Quality Assurance
Void - Quality Assurance
VMan - Quality Assurance
WhiteRabbit - New Character Skins, Quality Assurance
Win3K - Quality Assurance
R. Young, High Resolution Icons
Zook_One - New Character Models, Character Skins, Artwork, Quality Assurance

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13 comments by TronFAQ on Oct 30th, 2014

TRON 2.0: Killer App Mod v1.1a Released


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It's been over four years since the last update to the TRON 2.0: Killer App Mod, here on ModDB. The release of TRON 2.0 on Steam, has necessitated an interim, updated release of the Killer App Mod. The previous v1.1 of the mod does not work very well with the Steam version of the game.

This interim version of the mod does not have the majority of the huge improvements that will be in v1.2 of the Killer App Mod. You can get a taste of what v1.2 will offer, in this previous news post. Examples of improvements in v1.2 are: better widescreen support, being able to select non-4:3 resolutions in-game, recreated weapons from the Xbox version of the game in Multiplayer and Single Player, and additional languages (Russian and Hungarian).

But a few of the improvements that were originally meant to debut with v1.2, have been back-ported to v1.1a. A full list of the changes from v1.1 to v1.1a can be found here.

The most significant change, is restored functional Multiplayer without the need to install the old Multiplayer Fix any more. The in-game server browsing and joining features are now working again. Clunky, awkward, out-of-game solutions are no longer required.

Note that v1.1a of the Killer App Mod is not compatible with v1.1 for online Multiplayer. Everyone playing together in a match must be using v1.1a, and that includes the server hosting the match. I recommend uninstalling v1.1 before replacing it with v1.1a. LDSO has TRON 2.0 Multiplayer servers hosting matches on weekends, and they are currently running v1.1a. LDSO will also be providing the owner of the tron-servers.net servers with v1.1a, so he can update his servers and then anyone with v1.1a can join.

Killer App Mod v1.1a was tested on both the CD/DVD Retail and Steam versions, and will work with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit in all cases). It should also still work on 98/Me/2000, but was not tested on those versions of Windows.

We don't have an exact ETA for the Killer App Mod v1.2 update. We were hoping to finally have it done by the end of 2014, but time spent on v1.1a likely means there will be a delay until early 2015. If GOG.com releases their own version of TRON 2.0, we will either create another interim update or add support to v1.2.

You can also check out other new features in v1.2, from an earlier news post.

Thanks from the Killer App Mod team, and if you have any questions or comments: visit the LDSO message forum, the TRON fan sites, or leave comments here on ModDB. Do not use the "Send Message" link on ModDB, otherwise your feedback may not be read for a long time.

List of TRON fan sites:
Ldso.net
Tronfaq.blogspot.com
Tron-sector.com

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TRON 2.0: Killer App Mod v1.1a

TRON 2.0: Killer App Mod v1.1a

Oct 30, 2014 Full Version 3 comments

New to Version 1.1a of the mod is compatibility with the Steam version of TRON 2.0, easier installation, v1.1 bug fixes, and restored Multiplayer support...

TRON 2.0 Killer App Mod and User Error 2 Release T

TRON 2.0 Killer App Mod and User Error 2 Release T

Apr 16, 2010 Trailers 0 comments

Release trailer for the TRON 2.0: Killer App Mod and User Error 2, which are fan-made modifications for the PC game TRON 2.0 released by Buena Vista Interactive...

TRON 2.0 Killer App Mod Preview Trailer

TRON 2.0 Killer App Mod Preview Trailer

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Preview trailer of the TRON 2.0 Killer App Mod, showing new Light Cycle Colors, new Multiplayer Characters, new Character Skins, and more. The TRON 2.0...

Post comment Comments  (80 - 90 of 139)
zonkk_za
zonkk_za Jan 15 2011, 7:43am says:

Hi there. Firstly, thanks for all your hard work on this excellent MOD - it's truly appreciated!
I've got everything up and running perfectly, except now I have a gameplay problem with the GOLD cheat mode active. I've already played through and completed the game when I first bought it a few years ago so I've earned that right ;-)
Near the beginning, when you meet the first code optimisation creature, I cannot use it as I've already got everything at Gold status. The problem is that Byte is waiting for me to use the creature before moving on.
How can I get Byte to move on without being able to optimise any code?
Thanks!

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zook_one Creator
zook_one Jan 15 2011, 11:14am replied:

You should have one item in your inventory that you can upgrade. tronfaq, left just one in beta. Upgrade this and you'll be able to continue on.

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TronFAQ Creator
TronFAQ Nov 27 2010, 8:21am says:

I put together a help guide if you're having any problems with the KA Mod.

Tronfaq.blogspot.com

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Baxder
Baxder Nov 14 2010, 9:21am says:

When I try to install Killer App, I get a message telling me I have to run the game at least once before installing. I opened and closed the game, but got the same message when I tried again. What gives?

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Baxder
Baxder Nov 14 2010, 1:14pm replied:

Whoops, guess I missed that part of the schpiel. My bad!

Got it!

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TronFAQ Creator
TronFAQ Nov 14 2010, 10:23pm replied:

Yup, on Vista and Windows 7 the game needs to be set and run in Administrator mode before the mod will install. The Guide video above shows how.

The next version of the mod will make the error message more clear and helpful.

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TronFAQ Creator
TronFAQ Oct 12 2010, 3:18am says:

To the Russian repack groups out there: we don't appreciate you entertaining the notion of ripping stuff from our mod and repacking it. If people want features from our mod, then download the mod and leave it as-is. We're adding Russian language support in the next version.

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xikar
xikar Aug 17 2010, 9:14pm says:

I can't get this mod to run at ALL!

I did every step, when I first tried installing it my computer froze and I had to emergency shut down, now whenever I try to use the mod install again I get the error "Its detected the mod is installed, please uninstall and try again" Well I can't uninstall the Mod is nowhere to found on my computer so I'm stuck with a broken mod.
Could you please help with this?

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TronFAQ Creator
TronFAQ Aug 18 2010, 8:27am replied:

If you installed the Tron 2.0 game to the default location:

In the Windows Explorer, on the C: drive go into the "Program Files" or "Program Files (x86)" folder.

Then look for "Buena Vista Interactive" > "Tron 2.0" > "Custom" > "Mods" > "Retail".

Delete the "Retail" folder. The mod should now install.

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Nenaptio
Nenaptio Apr 22 2010, 4:32pm says:

Game crashes with MFC error even WITH admin privilages?

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TronFAQ Creator
TronFAQ Apr 22 2010, 5:18pm replied:

Read this: Ldso.net

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