Thunderdome Archives

The official logo of the WWE.
After one more week, WWE will finally leave behind the Thunderdome and venture out on tour, spreading joy (and hopefully nothing other than joy) to the WWE Universe live and in person Naturally, that will warrant a new set, especially as the current set for Raw and Smackdown is built around the walls of LED[...]
The Thunderdome (Credit: WWE)
Following weeks of speculation, WWE has officially announced plans to pack up the WWE Thunderdome and move it from Orlando to Tampa Bay where it will reside or the foreseeable future inside the domed baseball stadium, Tropicana Field The first WWE show to emanate from The Thunderdome's new location will be the December 11th edition[...]
Footage from last night's WWE NXT, showing Jessi Davin on the bottom row directly to the right of Tyler Breeze, though she wasn't actually in attendance.
Well, that didn't take long, did it? The introduction of the Thunderdome, WWE's new arena for Raw and Smackdown that features walls of LCD screens displaying the faces of fans "attending" the shows virtually, seemed like a way for WWE to bring fans back to shows… but is it really a way to permanently eliminate[...]
WWE Smackdown Report - The Problem(s) with WWE Thunderdome
We're halfway through the first WWE SmackDown of the ThunderDome era and I have to say… I'm not 100% impressed All the screens are distracting The arena is way too busy and all the LEDs can cause moire effects on the TV As for the virtual crowd, well, the crowd noise is there… but I'm[...]
WWE Smackdown Report: Welcome to Hell... We Mean, the Thunderdome (Image" Warner Bros.)
Time to enter the ThunderDome, a horrific nightmare of lasers, LED boards, and disembodied heads It's gonna be… interesting, to say the least. The official logo for WWE Friday Night Smackdown. WWE SmackDown Report for August 21, 2020 Part 1 Smackdown opens with pyro Lots of pyros Then Michael Cole welcomes us to the Thunderdome and shills for[...]
WWE Chairman Vince McMahon loves money.
WWE Smackdown tonight marks the beginning of the ThunderDome Era of WWE, an era which, if early previews are any indication, will be a nightmarish horror of LED boards, lasers, and disembodied heads To usher fans into this new era, WWE is bringing out one of its biggest attitude-era stars to introduce the new set:[...]
The official logo of the WWE.
Plans are shaping up for Thunderdome, WWE's new concept for reproducing the excitement of shows with live fans in an arena where none are allowed As previously reported, WWE is starting a residency at the Amway Center, a basketball arena in downtown Orlando To reproduce the live event dynamic, WWE will be using LED screens[...]
A virtual fan watches a WWE performance via the Thunderdome.
But the Amway Center will have these things as WWE builds a set it's calling "The ThunderDome." A virtual fan watches a WWE performance via the Thunderdome. WWE ThunderDome, featuring a state-of-the-art set, video boards, pyrotechnics, lasers, cutting-edge graphics and drone cameras, will take WWE fans' viewing experience to an unprecedented level starting this Friday, Aug[...]
Wasteland Weekend 2018: Witness This Gallery From The Apocalypse
It helps the event keep the feeling of being one big returning family." While we're not there in person this year, photographer extraordinaire Bryan Humphrey of Mad Scientist With A Camera was kind enough to let us feature his gallery (thus far) of Wasteland Weekend images from 2018.  He'll be compiling a yearbook of this year's images,[...]