2nd Nexus Open Qualifier

Game Universe Menomonee Falls
March 7
Modern Constructed
$20 entry

Join us for our first Magic: the Gathering Standard Constructed qualifier for the Milwaukee Open at Nexus Game Fair. Registration is at 11 am, and the event starts at noon on Feb 21, 2015. We will run Swiss rounds, followed by a top-4 or top 8 single elimination cut depending on attendance.

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Prizes

We will provide a spread of booster packs as prizes, with at least 35% of all prizes going to 1st place, or an amount of store credit according to the following pattern:

  • The prize pool will be incremented by $100 every 4 players. For exmaple: 8 Players: $200, 12 players: $300, 16 players: $400, etc.

1st place will receive a bye to the $1k event of their choice at Nexus Game Fair.

Decklists will be required for this event. Please download and fill out a decklist in advance.

Our next Nexus Open Qualifier will be April 11 in Brookfield. The format will be a Sealed for GPT Charlotte 2015.

Dragons of Tarkir pre-releases, March 21 & 22

Join Game Universe on March 21 & 22 for our series of Dragons of Tarkir pre-release events. We are also pleased to announce that our premium, limited seating pre-release format will return, with the Franklin Premium Midnight Tournament.

All events except the midnight, 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 Premium 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 $1k 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.”

  • All players will receive 1 playmat and 1 deckbox
  • Additionally, one lucky player will take home a set of 1 of each Zendikar Basic Full Art land (1 of each art), valued at over $100.
  • We will play 3 rounds.
  • After 3 rounds, all undefeated players will win 1 booster box.
  • Players with a 2-1 record will receive $16 of store credit.
  • All other players will receive 2 booster packs
  • Pizza will also be provided for free, drinks are available for purchase.

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, March 21

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, March 22

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

Franklin – Saturday, March 21

Saturday

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

9 AM – EARLY BIRD SEALED – $30 / $35 ATD : Each round will have a drawing for 1 sealed promo booster pack from Fate Reforged OR an Ugin pack, while supplies last.
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

Anyone who plays in a pre-release will receive a voucher for a $99.99 Dragons of Tarkir booster box on release day.

Nexus Milwaukee Open Magic Qualifier, Feb 21

Game Universe Brookfield
February 21
Standard Constructed
$20 entry

Join us for our first Magic: the Gathering Standard Constructed qualifier for the Milwaukee Open at Nexus Game Fair. Registration is at 11 am, and the event starts at noon on Feb 21, 2015. We will run Swiss rounds, followed by a top-4 or top 8 single elimination cut depending on attendance.

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Prizes

We will provide a spread of standard-legal Fetch Lands as prizes, with at least 35% of all fetch lands going to 1st place, or an amount of store credit according to the following pattern:

  • The prize pool will be incremented by $100 every 4 players. For exmaple: 8 Players: $200, 12 players: $300, 16 players: $400, etc.
  • In fetch lands, using values as of this writing, this would be: 8 players: 13 fetches, 12 players: 19 fetches, 16 players: 25 fetches.

1st place will receive a bye to the $1k event of their choice at Nexus Game Fair.

Decklists will be required for this event. Please download and fill out a decklist in advance.

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Nexus $3k Magic Milwaukee Open series

Join Game Universe as we host the first annual Nexus $3k Magic Milwaukee Open series. We will host a series of qualifying events for the Nexus $3k Invitation Series at Nexus Game Fair, June 25-28. All events in this series will earn a bye for the winner, in addition to other great prizes.

Feb 21, Brookfield, Standard Constructed, $20
March 7, Menomonee Falls, Modern Constructed, $20
April 11, Brookfield, Sealed, $35 – [GPT Charlotte 2015]
April 25, Franklin, Booster Draft, $20
May 16, Menomonee Falls, Standard Constructed $20 – [PPTQ Milwaukee]
May 30, Franklin, Standard Constructed, $20

Sample Prize structure for Constructed
— 8 Players: $200, 12 players: $300, 16 players: $400, etc.
Sample Prize Structure for Limited
— 8 Players: $80, 12 players: $120, 16 players: $160, etc
Prizes will be in store credit, singles or other product as announced at the event.

In addition to other great prizes, each event will carry a 1st round bye at one of the Nexus Game Fair’s three $1k events. These events will be held June 25-28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel right here in Milwaukee.

Nexus Game Fair is the premier Milwaukee summer gaming experience, hosted and sponsored by local WI and IL stores like Game Universe.

Fate Reforged Game Day, Feb 14 & 15

What is Fate Reforged Game Day?

Fate Reforged Game Day is a special Standard tournament that takes place February 14–15 at local stores all over the world. These one-day events give players a chance to see the new cards in action in Standard Constructed. Fate Reforged Game Day events are Swiss-style tournaments.

Every participant in a Fate Reforged Game Day event receives a full-art promo Mardu Shadowspear.

Players compete in a predetermined number of Swiss rounds, and then tournament cuts to a Top 4 or top 8 8 single-elimination playoff. All Top 8 players will receive a premium full-art Supplant Form promo card.

Franklin Game Day Events

Saturday, Noon, Casual: $6 entry, 1 pack per match win, 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8. Winner of the top 8 takes home the playmat, all top 8 participants get a full art foil.

Saturday, Noon: $15 SIDE DRAFT. Pods of 8 players. 3 rounds. 8 packs for 1st place, 4 packs for 2nd place. More drafts firing all day as we have interest.

Saturday, 3 pm, Competitive: $10 entry, winner takes all. 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8, depending on attendance. Winner of the top 8 takes home 3x the number of players in fate Reforged  packs (so at 12 players in the event, 1st place will take home 1 booster box). If we have more than 12 players, 2nd place will get the remaining packs up to 1 booster box. 3rd place after 24 players, and so on.

Brookfield Game Day Events

Saturday, Noon: $6 entry, 1 pack per match win, 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8. Winner of the top 8 takes home the playmat, all top 8 participants get a full art foil.

Sunday, Noon: $6 entry, 1 pack per match win, 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8. Winner of the top 8 takes home the playmat, all top 8 participants get a full art foil.

Menomonee Falls Game Day Events

Saturday, Noon: $6 entry, 1 pack per match win, 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8. Winner of the top 8 takes home the playmat, all top 8 participants get a full art foil.

Sunday, Noon: $6 entry, 1 pack per match win, 3 round limit, followed by cut to top 4 or top 8. Winner of the top 8 takes home the playmat, all top 8 participants get a full art foil.

The End Of The World at Game Universe Franklin

Thursday, February 5, 2015

4pm – 8 pm
$2/ Player GM Fee

You just sat down at your local friendly game store to play some new system one of the guys is trying to get people to play when things get odd…

The basic premise of this game is, your you and it’s the end of the world. We will start will character creation (info below) then roll into the story of the zombie apocalypse. While your starting gear is what you have on you PLEASE remember this is a store, no weapons! (Menard’s is across the street… If you make it that far muwahaha)

Want to know more? Click here!

If you want to use your own dice, you will need approximately 10d6 split into 2 groups (this set is the positive dice, this set is the negative dice).