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Outside Comic-Con - Become An Action Spy At Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Experience

Not for the Faint of Heart

July 20, 2018

By Mark Blackwell

If you're wandering around the outside of Comic-Con, and looking for a thrill, look no further than the Tom Clancy - Jack Ryan Experience.

It's set up at the park on the corner of 1st & Martin Luther King Promenade, across the street from the Convention Center.

It's all to promote the original series coming August 31st for Amazon Prime members.

Prime has set up a 60,000 square-foot Middle Eastern Bazaar with interactive booths, free ice cream, an escape room, and the best part.... The Jack Ryan Training Field and Black Ops. This is definitely worth the wait.

This interactive event uses the latest Oculus Rift virtual reality technology. You'll be wired up from head-to-toe, and once you run up 5 flights of stairs with your heart pumping, you'll rappel from a helicopter, walk a 28-foot high plank, and zipline from a building. Then you'll be led to a military-style jeep where you'll be chased by enemy vehicles.

It feels like the real deal, and if you're afraid of heights, it could be a challenge (it was for me).