Fate Reforged Release Weekend Events

Franklin Saturday, Falls Sunday

Buy-A-Box, Win-A-Box
$129.99 entry
Create a sealed deck from your Fate Reforged box. Play 3 rounds of swiss. Each player with an X-0 record will win 1 additional box of Fate Reforged.
This event will fire all day as we get 8 players.
Flights will be done in pods all day long, while interest remains. A minimum of 8 players required to run per pod.

Fat Pack Battle
$45 Entry
Created a sealed deck from ANY Fate Pack we have in stock. Play 2 rounds of swiss. Each player with an X-0 record will win 1 Fate Reforged Fat Pack. This event will fire in 4 person pods, and we will fire events all day while supplies last.

Booster Draft
$15 Entry
Prizes in booster packs
8/4 pack split for every 8-person pod

Friday in Franklin

We will have all day $10 booster drafts with rare redrafting. Join us for the first day of legal Fate Reforged drafting!

Sunday in Brookfield

Fat Pack Battle
$45 Entry
Created a sealed deck from ANY Fate Pack we have in stock. Play 2 rounds of swiss. Each player with an X-0 record will win 1 Fate Reforged Fat Pack. This event will fire in 4 person pods, and we will fire events all day while supplies last.

Fate Reforged Booster Box Sale

Fate Reforged releases on January 23, 2014. As always, Game Universe will have it’s Booster Box sale!

This time around, we’re introducing something new; the pre-release reward voucher. For every pre-release you play in with us, you get a voucher good for a $99.99 booster box on release day! Without the voucher, booster boxes will be $114.99, so it’s like getting $15 back just for playing Magic. Cool.

So for those of you looking for one more reason to pre-register for a Fate Reforged pre-release, $45 off the price of a booster box sounds like just what the doctor ordered!


$99.99 offer only good on January 23 on Fate Reforged booster boxes. Limit 1 box per voucher.


Now hiring: sales associate able to work all Milwaukee locations

http://www.habitatcd.org/wp-content/uploads/now_hiring1.jpgGame Universe’s is hiring a part-time sales associate able to work at any Game Universe location. The job starts as soon as possible, but candidates must be available to work at least January-July of 2015. Submit a resume to matt@game-universe.com

SALES candidates will reliable, have excellent customer service skills, good communication skills, have retail sales experience. The job is roughly 9 hours a day, typically from 11 am – 8 pm, but may go later on days when we hold events. New hires will start at 1 day each week, which may be any day Monday – Sunday, with more days possible for qualified candidates. Candidates must live in the Milwaukee area, have reliable transportation, and be available for training on weekdays. Preference will be given to candidates with outstanding board game knowledge and excellent people skills.

Email a resume to our Regional Manager, Matthew Vercant, matt@game-universe.com. Please include a list of games which you have played and could teach to others.

January HeroClix Events in Franklin

Saturday, January 3rd at 1:00
the N.E.W. Y.E.A.R. game. Build an 800 point team that consists of seven(7) figures. Each figure must possess on of the keywords that makes up N.E.W. Y.E.A.R. and no duplicates are allowed. Golden age for figures, No resources allowed, but you may use relics, feats, BFCs, and entities. Playing for TBD LE figures.
N=New Mutants
W=White Lantern Corp
Y=Young Justice
Thursday, January 8th at 5:30
Clone Wars
Build an 200 point team. Golden age. Resources, relics, and other game elements allowed.

Build a team that has a minimum of three separate figures. All the figures on your team must be variations of the same hero or villain. For example, if you chose Mr. Fantastic as your character, all the figures on your team must be variations of Mr. Fantastic. However no duplicate figures, a duplicate is a figure with the same set symbol and set number. LE versions of a figure may be used. Dual based figures will qualify as long as the chosen figures name is one of the names on the base. Current banned figures: none

For this event there will be a $1.00 entry fee that will go to a prize pool that will be given to the winner in the form of store credit. Also playing for random 3-D objects.

Thursday, January 22nd at 5:30
Breakin’ the Rules
Build a 600 point team. Golden age. For this event the Rule of Three will be suspended. Modifiers may stack as much as possible but can not go below 0. Playing for TBD LE figure.

Fate Reforged Prerelease, January 17 & 18

Join Game Universe on January 17 & 18 for our series of Fate Reforged pre-release events. We are also proud to offer our first ever premium, limited seating event, the Franklin Midnight Premium High Stakes Tournament.

All events except the midnight, high stakes premium, and buffet are $30 if you pre-register, or $35 at the door. Midnight events are $40. The Franklin Saturday Buffet is $35 if you pre-register or $40 at the door. The High Stakes tournament is $50, limited to the first 16 players to register. All prize payouts are by record. Each event has a minimum of 2 packs per player in the prize pool, many have higher prizes and are therefore more competitive.

Franklin Premium Midnight Pre-release

This event is limited to pre-registered players only. No at-the-door registration.

This event is limited to the first 16 players to sign up. Food is included. The atmosphere of this event is geared to players that enjoy a casual atmosphere, but like to feel that they’re “really playing for something.”

  • Drinks will be provided free of charge to all participants.
  • Pizza and snacks will also be provided.
  • All players will receive 1 playmat, 1 deckbox, and 1 set of collectable mana symbol pins.
  • Additionally, one lucky player will take home a giant Garruk standee – perfect for securing your Magic collection against roving bands of planeswalkers.
  • We will play 3 rounds.
  • After 3 rounds, all undefeated players will win 1 booster box.
  • Players with a 2-1 record will receive $20 of store credit.
  • All other players will receive 2 booster packs

The prize, food and drawing value for this event is over $1000. Because of the need to order food in advance, only those who pre-register will be admitted to this event. Unlike most of our events, spectators are not admitted to this event. Prizes are subject to change based on attendance. Giveaways, food and fun are not.

Event Schedule by Location

Menomonee Falls – Saturday, January 17

MIDNIGHT – SEALED – $40 : Double prizes, 1 case+ payout typical
NOON – SEALED – $30 / $35 ATD : 1 free playmat for each participant
6 PM – SEALED – $30 / $35 ATD

Brookfield – Sunday, January 18

NOON – SEALED – $30 / $35 ATD
5 PM – 2-HEADED GIANT – $30 / $35 ATD

Franklin – Saturday, January 17


MIDNIGHT – HIGH STAKES – $50 : Meal included, 16-person seating limit

9 AM – EARLY BIRD SEALED – $30 / $35 ATD : Every round, get a pack from the “Early Bird Bin” of prizes
1 PM – BUFFET INCLUDED – $35 / $40 ATD : All-you-can eat buffet included with event. Additional prizes
6 PM – 2-HEADED GIANT – $30 / $35 ATD


Noon – Sealed – $30 / $35 ATD : Every round includes a prize drawing for 1 $5 gift card for every 10 players

The Battle for Mishra’s Toy Workshop – Noon, Dec 26

Are you ready for the greatest battle since the Brother’s War between Mishra and Urza? Join us at Game Universe Franklin on December 26 for our 1st annual Day After Christmas holiday duel for Mishra’s Toy Workshop!


This event will take place in 3 parts. You may play in as many parts as you want, but to win the Mishra’s Toy Workshop, you will need to accumulate as many match points as possible, so playing more games helps!

  • Noon – Booster Draft, 3 round limit, $15 entry
  • 3 pm – Commander, 2 round limit, pods, Wizard’s banned list, $6 entry
  • 6 pm – Standard FNM, $6 entry


Each event will have its own prize structure, which will be as follows:

  • EVERY EVENT: After each event, all players will be awarded 1 random promo card from our holiday sack.
  • DRAFT: $4 store credit for each player who enters, divided among top finishers in each draft pod. TO will announce exact prize divisions based on attendance.
  • COMMANDER: Being the last man standing in a pod will win you $3 store credit for each player eliminated. Being the last player eliminated wins you 1 standard-legal booster pack.
  • STANDARD CONSTRUCTED: Follows our normal FNM structure. Winning more than 2 matches gets you 1 booster pack, plus store credit if you are in the top 3 players.
  • OVERALL: The player with the most match points from all 3 events will win our 1 and only copy of Mishra’s Toy Workshop!

Merry Christmas and happy New Year, from all of us at Game Universe!