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

Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament – Saturday, September 14th at the PA Convention Center, Phila. PA

revised

Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament

at the
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(Terrace Ballroom 4)

Saturday, September 14th

Registration begins at 8:00 AM and closes at 9:50 AM.
(Anyone registering after 9:50 AM will receive a first round loss for late registration.)

Play begins at 10:00 AM

Seating available for 700 Duelists only!  Register early to insure your place!

$20.00 entry fee
Each player will receive 5 booster packs of Rising Rampage for entering

Advanced Constructed Format.  Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list.


Decklists are required and should be prepared in advance.

 Click here for the Official Decklist form

Decklists will be collected and verified at registration.
Please prepare your decklist before you arrive.


Prizes

Top 8 finishers will receive Regional playmats and Top 4 will receive Regional deck boxes. 

If more then 500 players enter the Regional Tournament then Top 64 players will receive invites to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier.
*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut. Prizes are awarded on the order of finish from Swiss rounds
Please note: 
All players are now required to present official ID when registering!  Acceptable forms of ID include:
  • Current-year School ID cards
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Passport
  • Other government-issued identification documents
  • If the Duelist is under the age of 16, a copy of their birth certificate

Please bring your Konami ID Card. If you do not have your Konami ID card but played at a regional before we may have your ID number.  If you do not have a Konami ID number, they will be available the day of the Regional.

Due to the expected large attendance we urge players to come early to register!

For more information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers click here: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/regionals/regionalsfaq.html


Side Event Schedule:

1:00 PM – Dragon Dueling Tournament (Open to players born in 2006 or later, Swiss format, FREE!)
Beginning After Round 3 Start:
Up to eight Win-a Mat Tournaments (single elimination, $12 entry fee, 3 booster packs upon entry)
Structure Deck Tournament $15
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MTG Philadelphia Legacy Series Tournament – Saturday, September 21st at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes is holding a Magic: the Gathering Philadelphia Legacy Series Tournament at AU Blue Bell on Saturday, September 21st!

Alternate Universes has teamed up with Top Deck Games and Redcap’s Corner to run a special series of Legacy format tournaments with big prizes and coverage!

The PLS consists of three kinds of events: weekly Legacy tournaments at each of the three PLS stores; one big Legacy Series tournament at each store; and a final Legacy Series Championship. Each of these events awards points, which go toward awarding byes and special prizes to players with lots of points! Each of the three big events awards a round 1 bye to Eternal Weekend on top of other prizes!

Points structure:
– Weekly Legacy events at all 3 stores award points to each player
– Points multipliers for series: 1x for weeklies, 10x for events #1-3, 15x for the final event
– The 8 players with the most points going into the final event will receive a bye
– Invitational token to points leader after all events

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

Entry fee: $30

Registration: 11 AM
Tournament begins: Noon

PRIZES
Prizes will be awarded to Top 4, with $500 store credit guaranteed to be awarded with 20 or fewer total players!
1st Place also wins a Round 1 Bye at Eternal Weekend plus an Eternal Weekend playmat! Another EW playmat will be given away as a door prize to a random player!

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Argent Saga TCG RE-Release Tournament – Sunday, September 22nd at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes is holding an Agent Saga TCG Re-Release Tournament at AU Blue Bell on Sunday, September 22nd! If you missed it the first time, here’s a special SECOND CHANCE to get in on the ground floor! We have Argent Saga booster packs and intro decks in stock at all three stores, so stop in anytime to pick some up and get your deck ready for the event! We’re also starting up Argent Saga weekly local tournaments, more info coming soon!

First place in this tournament wins an Argent Saga Betrayal booster box, plus the Argent Saga Re-Release Champion playmat! Top 8 each win their own Re-Release playmat, plus a G.Z. The Explosion Master full-art promo!

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

Entry: $20

Registration: 11 AM
Tournament begins: Noon

Format: Swiss, constructed
Stop in to pick up an intro deck and some packs to get your deck prepared!

PRIZES
1st place: Booster Box of Argent Saga Betrayal + Argent Saga Champion Playmat + G. Z. The Explosion Master full-art promo
2nd place: 12x Betrayal Booster Packs + Argent Saga Top 8 Playmat + G. Z. The Explosion Master full-art promo
3rd & 4th: 8x Betrayal Booster Packs + Argent Saga Top 8 Playmat + G. Z. The Explosion Master full-art promo
5th-8th: 4x Betrayal Booster Packs + Argent Saga Top 8 Playmat + G. Z. The Explosion Master full-art promo

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MTG Throne of Eldraine Prereleases – September 27th, 28th, and 29th

Alternate Universes is holding Magic: the Gathering Throne of Eldraine prerelease tournaments on Friday September 27th, Saturday Sept 28th, and Sunday Sept 29th at all AU stores! For each participating player we are putting four booster packs in the prize pool!

We’ve replaced our Midnight prereleases with two Friday prereleases: one at 7:00 pm and one at 11:00 pm, plus one at 3:00 pm Friday at AU Blue Bell! Our Saturday and Sunday schedules are the same!

Format

The format for all prerelease tournaments is Sealed Deck, including 2-Headed Giant tournaments. Each player gets a Throne of Eldraine Prerelease Kit to build their deck!

All tournaments are 3 rounds regardless of the number of players! Prizes will be awarded based on record after the final round (see below for prize structures).

Entry

Discounts are available for players who pre-register!

Pre-register one event: $30
Pre-register two events: $55 total
Pre-register three or more events: $25 each!
$35 without preregistration

Pre-registration discounts are for one person only, discounts don’t apply for groups registering together. All pre-registrations must be made in-store and paid in advance. Pre-registration ends Thursday, September 26th!

Two Headed Giant entry is $60 per team. Each team gets two Throne of Eldraine Prerelease Kits to build their decks (one Prerelease Kit per player).

Schedule

Holmes:
Friday, Sept 27th

7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Sept 28th
6:00 PM (registration opens at 5:00 PM)
Sunday, Sept 29th
Noon – SEALED TWO-HEADED GIANT (registration opens at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM (registration opens at 3:00 PM)

Wilmington:
Friday, Sept 27th
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Sept 28th
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
Sunday, Sept 29th
Noon (registration opens at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM (registration opens at 3:00 PM)

Blue Bell/East Norriton*:
Friday, Sept 27th
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Sept 28th
11:00 AM (registration opens at 10:30 AM)
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM – SEALED TWO-HEADED GIANT (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
Sunday, Sept 29th
11:00 AM (registration opens at 10:30 AM)
*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 allows us to continue to run these events at this location.*

PRIZES

Each player will receive a foil participation promo as part of their Prerelease Kit.
Pack prizes will be awarded as follows, based on the number of round wins after three rounds:

Regular Swiss Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 9 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1 record: 7 booster packs
2 – 1 record: 5 booster packs
1 – 2 record: 2 booster packs
0 – 3 record: 1 booster pack

Two Headed Giant Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 18 booster packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 14 booster packs per team
2 – 1 record: 10 booster packs per team
1 – 2 record: 4 booster packs per team
0 – 3 record: 2 booster packs per team

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