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!

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$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.

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!

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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

Prizes

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!

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Fantasy Flight Living Card Game Store Championships

Game Universe Franklin is proud to host the Fantasy Flight Living Card Game store championships once again! Each event will begin at-the-door registration at 11 am on the day, and begin round 1 promptly at noon. Cost will be $15 at the door, or $10 if you pre-register.

1/10  A Game of Thrones
1/11 Call of Cthulhu
1/18 X-Wing
2/21 Android: Netrunner
2/15 Star Wars
2/22 40k Conquest

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Prizes

Prizes will be given from the appropriate Fantasy Flight game kit. If attendance for a particular event exceeds 12 players, we will add additional prizes as follows:

  • 13-14 players: 2 random players who play all Swiss rounds will each receive a $10 gift card
  • 15-18 players: 1st-3rd place will each receive a $10 gift card.
  • 19+ players: We will give away a related board game of a value determined by the attendance ($10-$100). If possible, we will make this game themed around the FFG LCG event in question.

Pre-registration

You can pre-register in person at one of our stores, or online via our pre-order page.

Black Friday Magic, Nov 28

We are pleased to offer our traditional Black Friday Magic tournament series at all 3 Game Universe locations from noon to 9 pm, Friday, Nov 28.http://albanyxtremesportspark.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/blackfriday.jpg

 

Black Friday Magic is a series of 3 events. This year, the events will be as follows:
Noon – Draft – 6-8 person draft tables, 3 round max – $20
3pm – Commander – 3-4 person pods, 1 round, 2 hour time limit – $8
6pm – Standard FNM – Swiss rounds as normal FNM – $6
COST FOR ALL 3 = $30

You can play in any 1 event for the price listed next to it. Or, you can play in the entire series for the price listed for all 3. Note that Commander is only one round, but the victor at each pod will get match points toward overall winner.

We will break for dinner at 5 pm. Outside food and drink from our neighbors will be welcome at this event.

Prizes

Each event will have it’s own individual prize, as follows
Draft: 1 pack for every player at your table, split among the top finishers at that table.
Commander: 1 pack for playing, plus 1 pack for the last-person-standing in each pod.
Standard: Normal for each store.

Overall Winner: There will also be an overall winner from all 3 events. The overall winner will be the person with the most match points at the end of the day. Overall first place will win a From the Vault of their choice.

Tie Breaker: In the event of a tied match point total for Overall Winner, the player with the best average tie breakers across all events will be the winner.

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Khans of Tarkir Release Week Events

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Thursday, Sept 25 – 6 pm “Last Drafts”
Final Magic 2015, Conspiracy and Ravnica Block drafts, starting at 6 pm and running until midnight. $15 each. Pre-order your booster box during the event, pick it up at 12:01.

Friday, Sept 26 – Midnight Release FRANKLIN ONLY
Pick up your pre-ordered Khans of Tarkir Booster Box for $99.99 at 12:01 Friday morning at our Franklin store. You can still preorder online until Wednesday.

Friday, Sept 26 Event Schedule

– ALL DAY $99.99 Khans Booster Box Sale, all locations

– 2 pm Buy-A-Box, Win-A-Box – $125 entry, go 4-0 and win a second box of Khans, Franklin

– 6 pm Standard constructed FNM $6, All locations

– 7 pm Modern constructed FNM $6, Franklin

– 8 pm Khans Draft, All locations

Saturday, Sept 27 – Modern Constructed, Franklin
Noon
$6 Entry
Play Modern Constructed for store credit! Top 3 win a split of all the entry fees as a gift cards.

Saturday, Sept 27 – Khans Fat Pack Fight, All Locations
3pm
$45 Entry
Get 1 Fat Pack, open it, build a deck from the contents and battle for victory! If you go 4-0 during the event, you win a second Fat Pack of your choice.

Tuesday, Sept 30 – All Day Drafting, Franklin
12 pm start
$15 per draft
8-person draft flights starting all day as we celebrate the release of Khans!
At 5:30 our final draft will be “Drink’n and Draft’n” at Gus’s as usual. $20 entry, runs until 9 pm.

Wednesday, Oct 1 – All Day Drafting, Menomonee Falls
12 pm start
$15 per draft
8-person draft flights starting all day as we celebrate the release of Khans!

Thursday, Oct 2 – All Day Drafting, Brookfield
12 pm start
$15 per draft
8-person draft flights starting all day as we celebrate the release of Khans!