Welcome to Alternate Universes!

Now with three locations! Come in and play your favorite collectable card or miniatures game at our clean, well lit facilities! Plenty of table space available for open play every day. We sell & buy single cards for Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! & Pokemon at all of our stores.

We are very happy to announce that Alternate Universes has opened an online store selling singles and sealed product of Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon and more!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ONLINE STORE

MTG Modern Horizons Prerelease Tournaments – Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th

Alternate Universes is holding Magic: the Gathering Modern Horizons Prerelease tournaments on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th at all three stores! Come celebrate the first straight-to-Modern set with us! We’ll be holding Modern Horizons Midnight Sealed tournaments at each store on the Midnight between Friday and Saturday, and Modern Horizons Drafts at each store throughout the rest of the weekend.

Format

Sealed players will each get 6 Modern Horizons booster packs to use to build a deck.

Drafts will use 3 Modern Horizons packs per player.

Sealed and Draft will each be three rounds, with prizes awarded based on number of round wins (see below).

Entry

Sealed is $60 per player

Draft is $30 per player

Preregistration is available at regular price.

Schedule

Registration opens one hour before the start of each event.

Holmes
Sealed – Midnight, Saturday June 8th (Friday into Saturday)
Draft – 6:00 PM, Saturday June 8th

Draft – 1:00 PM, Sunday June 9th

Blue Bell
Sealed – Midnight, Saturday June 8th (Friday into Saturday)
Draft – Noon, Saturday June 8th
Draft – 4:00 PM, Saturday June 8th

Draft – 11:00 AM, Sunday June 9th

Wilmington
Sealed – Midnight, Saturday June 8th (Friday into Saturday)
Draft – 2:00 PM, Saturday June 8th
Draft – 6:00 PM, Saturday, June 8th

Draft – 1:00 PM, Sunday, June 9th
Draft – 5:00 PM, Sunday, June 9th

Prizes

Prizes for Sealed and Draft are awarded based on win-loss record after three rounds.

3 – 0: 5 packs of Modern Horizon
2 – 0 – 1: 4 packs of Modern Horizons
2 – 1: 3 packs of Modern Horizons
All others: 1 pack of Modern Horizons

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Nintendo Switch Tournament – Saturday, June 15th at AU Holmes

Alternate Universes Holmes is holding a special Yu-Gi-Oh
Nintendo Switch Tournament on Saturday, June 15th!
First place prize is a brand new Nintendo Switch!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Entry fee: $25
For entering, each player will receive five OTS Packs or five booster packs!

Registration start: 11 AM
Tournament start: Noon

PRIZES
1st place: Nintendo Switch

2nd place: $200 store credit!
3rd & 4th places: one 24-pack booster box each
5th – 8th place: 12 booster packs each
Store credit is redeemable at any AU location!

This will be an Advanced Constructed Swiss-Style tournament with the number of rounds depending on the number of players. There will be a Top 8 cut. Decklists will be required!

An online decklist form can be found here: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf or you can fill out your decklist at the store the day of the event.

We hope to see you there!!!

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MTG Modern 1K Tournament – Saturday, June 15th at AU Blue Bell

 

Alternate Universes is holding a special Magic: the Gathering 1K Modern Tournament at AU Blue Bell on Saturday, June 15th! We will be giving away a total of $1000 worth of store credit to the top 8 players! If we get more than 50 players, the prize pool will include the top 16 players!

We’ll also be giving away door prizes and promo cards to random participants!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

*Blue Bell/E. Norriton players: Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center.  Additional parking is available behind the stores and on Penn Square Road.  Your cooperation will allow us to continue to run these events at this location.*

Entry fee: $25

Registration: 11:00 AM
Tournament start: Noon

Format: Modern, Swiss-style
For information on the Modern format, click here: https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/modern

PRIZES
If we get more than 50 players, the prize pool will include the top 16 players!
1st Place: $400 store credit
2nd Place: $200 store credit
3rd & 4th Place: $100 store credit each
5th-8th Place: $50 store credit each
9th-16th Place: $25 store credit each
Store credit is given on a rechargable AU Gift Card, and is redeemable at any AU location!

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MTG War of the Spark Standard Showdown! – Every Week Thru June 15th

Alternate Universes is holding War of the Spark Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores! Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: War of the Spark Booster Packs on top of normal pack prizes! They also have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x.

We’ll be holding a Standard Showdown tournament at each store every week for five weeks, beginning the week of May 12th and ending the week of June 15th! We will have a number of Standard Showdown Booster Packs to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Here are each store’s details:

Holmes
Saturdays May 18th–June 15th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Tuesdays May 14th–June 11th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Wilmington
Mondays May 13th–June 10th
Entry: $5
MTG booster pack awarded per win, Standard Showdown packs awarded to Top 8 players plus one random player
Registration opens: 6 PM
Tournament begins: 7 PM

Each Standard Showdown booster pack contains:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set
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Warhammer 40K June Tournament – Saturday, June 22nd at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes is holding a Warhammer 40K tournament on Saturday, June 22nd at Alternate Universes Blue Bell!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Entry: $10

Tournament will run from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The store will open at 9:00 AM.
Players will play three rounds. Each round is 2 hours 45 minutes with one break after round 2 for dinner.

2,000 point armies

Nova Missions

Forgeworld is allowed
– Forge World Imperial Armor units may be used. The actual Forge World model, or a PRE-Approved scratch built model

What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) is preferred but not required.
Proxies: Allowed at the TO’s discretion

• Codex Moratorium: We will have a 1 week moratorium on all codices

For the first round of games, pairings will be randomly generated by the TO by any mystical way they choose. Subsequent pairings after the first round will be determined by Swiss Style pairings, meaning players of equal standing are matched up for the next round.

PRIZES
The Overall Champion will be declared based on a combination of three scores (Sportsmanship breaks ties):
Battle Points, Best Sportsman, Best Painted

Best Sportsman: Players rate their enjoyment of playing against their opponents. Players will judge their opponents in the order that they enjoyed their game; the first name should be the person you enjoyed playing the most.

Best Painted: Players will evaluate their opponents’ army after each round.

AWARDS
Overall Champion
First Place
Second Place
Best Painted
Best Sportsman

**Our group has been running monthly tournaments for 10 years and are using BCP to hopefully find more local players interested in bringing out their armies for a fun day of wargaming**

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