The ruthless Aunty Entity, founder and ruler of Bartertown, will tell you our survival depends on a crude methane refinery powered by pig feces. The refinery is run by a dwarf called Master, and his giant bodyguard Blaster. "Master Blaster" holds an uneasy truce with Aunty for control of Bartertown; however, Master has begun to challenge Aunty's leadership. Aunty instructed a visitor named Max to provoke a confrontation with Blaster in Thunderdome, a gladiatorial arena where conflicts are resolved by a duel to the death. This is where you come in . . .