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Blue Bell StoreBlue Bell Store Hours

Sunday: Noon – 8PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Noon – 10PM
Wednesday: Noon – 10PM
Thursday: Noon-10PM
Friday: Noon – 11PM
Saturday: Noon – 9PM

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List of Re-Scheduled Events!

Due to the blizzard last Saturday the 23rd, Alternate Universes was forced to close for the day and postpone the events set to take place.  We have now rescheduled the events set for that day!  Note that the registration and start times of some events have been changed.  Be sure to check the post for the updated times!

MTG Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend Tournaments – Saturday, January 30th At Blue Bell & Holmes, January 31st at Wilmington!

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Saturday, January 30th at AU Holmes

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Saturday, January 30th at AU Wilmington

Yu-Gi-Oh! Ultimate Duelist Series Qualifier – Saturday, January 30th at AU Holmes

Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Sunday, January 31th at AU Blue Bell

Vanguard Sneak Peek – Sunday, January 31st at AU Holmes

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UPDATED – All stores closed due to weather – Saturday, January 23rd

Alternate Universes will be CLOSED this Saturday, January 23rd, due to weather!  All of our events scheduled for that day will be rescheduled to a date in the near future.  A decision has not yet been made about whether we will be open on Sunday.  Check back here or on our Facebook for more information as we post it!  And stay safe out there this weekend!

UPDATE: All stores will be open tomorrow, Sunday, January 24th at our normal hours! The PPTQ scheduled for tomorrow will open for registration an hour later, so registration will begin at 11 AM and deckbuilding will begin at 12 Noon!

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MTG Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend Tournaments – Saturday and Sunday, January 30th and 31st At All Stores!

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend Tournaments on Saturday, January 30th at all AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday, January 31st at AU Wilmington!  All participants will receive the exclusive Release Promo card Endbringer (while supplies last).

Holmes (Saturday, January 30th)
Entry: $40 per team
Format: Sealed 2-Headed Giant
Registration @ 5PM; Deckbuilding @ 6 PM

Each team of two players will receive 8 Oath of the Gatewatch boosters with which to build their decks.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating team, four booster packs of Oath of the Gatewatch will be added to the prize pool.

Blue Bell (Saturday, January 30th)
Entry: $40 per team
Format: Sealed 2-Headed Giant
Registration @ 5PM; Deckbuilding @ 6 PM

Each team of two players will receive 8 Oath of the Gatewatch boosters with which to build their decks.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating team, four booster packs of Oath of the Gatewatch will be added to the prize pool.

Wilmington (Sunday, January 31st)
Entry: $40
per team
Format: Sealed 2-Headed Giant
Registration @ Noon; Deckbuilding @ 1 PM

Each team of two players will receive 8 Oath of the Gatewatch boosters with which to build their decks.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating team, four booster packs of Oath of the Gatewatch will be added to the prize pool.

All participants will receive the Release Promo card Endbringer! (while supplies last)

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Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease – Sunday, January 31st at AU Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes Blue Bell is holding Pokemon TCG BREAKpoint Prerelease events on Sunday, January 31st at AU Blue Bell!

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 6 BREAKpoint boosters with which to build a deck and play for 3-4 rounds.  Each player will also receive 2 more BREAKpoint boosters as a participation prize.  New players welcome!

Entry:  $30 at the door, $26 if you preregister at the store.

Note: preregistration is available up to the Friday night before the event.  If preregistration is closed, you can still register when you get there!

All players receive a special promo card (while supplies last).  Participants will receive 1 Play! Point just for playing!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2015 – Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Dekalb Shopping Center
1530 Dekalb Pike #5
Blue Bell, PA 19422
610-277-7251

Registration: 11:30 AM – Noon
Deck Construction to start at Noon

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day – Saturday January 30th at AU Holmes & Wilmington, and Sunday January 31st at AU Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes is hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day at our Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington locations!  Come join us on Saturday, January 30th at AU Holmes & Wilmington and Sunday, January 31st at AU Blue Bell!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is an international day for fans of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game to celebrate the game they love to play by playing in special tournaments!  The tournament will feature special prizes on top of our normal tournament prizes, and cost the same as our normal Yu-Gi-Oh! tournaments ($5).

Holmes: Registration begins at 1 PM, Tournament begins at 2 PM
Wilmington: Registration begins at 11 AM, Tournament begins at Noon
Blue Bell:
Registration begins at 1 PM, Tournament begins at 2 PM

Entry Fee: $5

Format: Advanced Constructed Swiss (there will be no top cut)

Prizes:  On top of our usual pack prizes (based on attendance), we will be offering these special Yu-Gi-Oh! Day prizes:
– First place winner, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day full size Game Mat.
– Top 8 Duelists, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will each receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Token Card.

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Heroclix World’s Finest Prerelease Tournament – Saturday, February 6th at AU Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Heroclix World’s Finest prerelease tournament on Saturday, February 6th at AU Blue Bell!

Players will have an opportunity to get a sneak peek at the figures from the DC Comics HeroClix: World’s Finest set before its official world-wide release! After years of rivalry, Superman™ and Batman™ have joined forces to fight common enemies in DC Comics HeroClix: World’s Finest.

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
DeKalb Shopping Center
1530 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
610-277-7251

Registration starts @ 6 PM
Tournament starts @ 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: $30

Format: Sealed
Players will each be given 2 World’s Finest booster boxes with which to build a team.

PRIZES:
As well as booster pack prizes based on attendance, we will have a number of Limited Edition (LE) figures to give away as prizes.  The number of LEs given as prizes will also be based on attendance.

  • 17-20 players— 5 Prize LEs
    • 1st through 3rd place players draft from the Prize Pool (3)
    • 1 LE awarded as Fellowship prize (1)
    • 1 LE awarded as Flex prizes (1)
    • 5 remaining LEs and 20 remaining booster packs used for product/prizing to run 5 Battle Royales
  • 13-16 players— 4 Prize LEs
    • 1st and 2nd place players draft from the Prize Pool (2)
    • 1 LE awarded as Fellowship prize (1)
    • 1 LE awarded as Flex prizes (1)
    • 6 remaining LEs and 24 remaining booster packs used for product/prizing to run 6 Battle Royales
  • 9-12 players— 3 Prize LEs
    • 1st place player chooses an LE from the Prize Pool (1)
    • 1 LE awarded as Fellowship prize (1)
    • 1 LE awarded as Flex prizes (1)
    • 7 remaining LEs and 28 remaining booster packs used for product/prizing to run 7 Battle Royales
  • 1-8 players— 2 Prize LEs
    • 1st place player chooses an LE from the Prize Pool (1)
    • 1 LE awarded as Fellowship prize (1)
    • 8 remaining LEs and 32 remaining booster packs used for product/prizing to run 8 Battle Royales
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MTG Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day – Saturday, February 13th at all AU stores! (and Sunday, Feb 14th at AU Wilmington!)

OOGlogo_ENAlternate Universes will be holding Magic: the Gathering Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, February 13th at our Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington stores.   The tournament will begin at 6 PM at Holmes; 6 PM at Blue Bell; and 2 PM at Wilmington (plus at 1 PM at Wilmington on Sunday, February 14th!)  Registration opens one hour before the start time of the event.

Entry Fee: $5

When:
Saturday, February 13th
(Registration opens one hour before the start time of each event)
Holmes: 6:00 PM
Blue Bell: 6:00 PM
Wilmington: 2:00 PM

Sunday, February 14th
Wilmington: 1:00 PM

Game Day events are Standard-format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.

For more information on Standard, click here.    The following sets will be Standard legal: Khans of Tarkir, Fate Reforged, Dragons of Tarkir, Magic Origins, Battle for Zendikar, and Oath of the Gatewatch.

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Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers.  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Immolating Glare full art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Jori En, Ruin Diver foil promo card.  The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4.  In addition, the 1st-place winner of the Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat (see picture above).

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MTG Commander 2015 Tournaments – Saturday November 14th At All Stores

commander2015logoAlternate Universes is holding Commander 2015 tournaments on Saturday November 14th!

The popular release, designed for multiplayer mayhem right out of the box, will feature five enemy color decks this year. Orzhov, Boros, Izzet, Golgari, and Simic players of the multiverse rejoice!

Each of the five decks will come packaged with one oversized foil Commander, 10 double sided tokens, and 15 new cards (for a total of 55 for this set).

The Commander series has provided powerful cards for competitive play such as Scavenging Ooze and Flusterstorm. With 55 new cards coming in November, it will be interesting to see what cards may shake up Legacy and Vintage in the coming months.

Entry fee: $35

Each participant will receive a Commander 2015 deck of their choice (while supplies last).  Players will be placed in 3-5 person pods for play.  Players will receive one booster for each player they eliminate from their pod.  Listed below are the details for each store:

When:

Saturday, November 14th 
AU Holmes & AU Blue Bell:  Registration at 5:30PM – Play begins at 6PM
AU Wilmington: Registration at 2:30PM – Play begins at 3PM

Where:

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

Alternate Universes – Blue Bell
Dekalb Shopping Center
1530 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
610-277-7251

Alternate Universes – Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

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Yu-Gi-Oh! 2015 Mega Tins Available September 17th at Alternate Universes

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Yu-Gi-Oh! 2015 Mega Tins will be available at all Alternate Universes locations Thursday, September 17th, for $19.99 plus tax!  Make sure to come in and get yours!


Back by popular demand, the 2015 Mega-Tins bring back an awesome compilation featuring some of the year’s best cards plus a handful of valuable variant cards, including NEW cards, all enclosed in a one-of-a-kind collectible tin, perfect for any Duelist!

Each 2015 Mega-Tin design is based on a monster from the newest generation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series, Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V. ARC-V  Duels showcase the various kinds of monsters that the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG has seen over the years in all-about battles against one another. This year’s Mega-Tins feature Odd-Eyes Pendulum Dragon and Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon.

Each Mega-Tin will include three 16-card Mega-Packs with cards taken from past releases: 12 Common cards, 1 Rare card, 1 Super Rare card, 1 Ultra Rare card, and 1 Secret Rare card. Three variant cards are also included in their respective tins: 2 Super Rare cards and 1 highly collectible Platinum Secret Rare card of the Mega-Tin cover monster!

There will only be one Wave for the Mega-Tins, so Duelists will be sure to collect both designs before they’re sold out! Each 2015 Mega-Tin includes three 16-card Mega-Packs and three variant cards. Each Mega-Tin sold separately.

The Odd-Eyes Pendulum Dragon Mega-Tin comes with:

  • 3 x 16-card Mega-Packs. Each Mega-Pack contains 1 Secret Rare, 1 Ultra Rare, 1 Super Rare, 1 Rare and 12 Common cards, including cards from the following booster sets: Primal Origin, Duelist Alliance, The New Challengers, and Secrets of Eternity
  • 3 variant cards
    • 1 Platinum Secret Rare Odd-Eyes Pendulum Dragon
    • 1 Super Rare Elder Entity Norden
    • 1 Super Rare Majesty’s Fiend

The Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon Mega-Tin comes with:

  • 3 x 16-card Mega-Packs. Each Mega-Pack contains 1 Secret Rare, 1 Ultra Rare, 1 Super Rare, 1 Rare and 12 Common cards, including cards from the following booster sets: Primal Origin, Duelist Alliance, The New Challengers, and Secrets of Eternity
  • 3 variant cards
    • 1 Platinum Secret Rare Dark Rebellion Xyz Dragon
    • 1 Super Rare Old Entity Hastorr
    • 1 Super Rare Castel, the Skyblaster Musketeer
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Alternate Universes Will Be Closed for Easter Sunday, April 5th!

All Alternate Universes locations will be closed on Easter, Sunday, April 5th.  We will re-open again on Monday, April 6th at our regular times.  Happy Easter!

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