Blue Bell Store

Blue Bell Store Hours

Sunday: Noon – 8 PM

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: Noon – 10 PM

Wednesday: Noon – 10 PM

Thursday: Noon-10 PM

Friday: Noon – 11 PM

Saturday: Noon – 9 PM

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

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Pokemon TCG Guardians Rising Prereleases – April 22nd, April 29th, and April 30th

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon TCG Sun & Moon Guardians Rising prerelease events on Saturday, April 22nd at AU Blue Bell; Saturday, April 29th at AU Holmes; and Sunday, April 30th at AU Wilmington!

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Guardians Rising boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, as well as 4 more Guardians Rising boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $27 if you preregister online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

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

– Saturday, April 22nd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell

Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

1st Session
Registration 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 9:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 12:00 Noon – 12:40 PM
Deck Construction @ 12:45 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

– Saturday, April 29th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:45 AM

– Sunday, April 30th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM- 11:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:45 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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MTG Amonkhet Launch Weekend Drafts – Saturday 4/29, and Sunday 4/30

Alternate Universes will be holding Amonkhet Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, April 29th at all stores and Sunday, April 30th at AU Wilmington!

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

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251
*Additional parking for this location is available behind the store as well as on Penn Square Road.  Please help us by refraining from parking directly in front of the other stores!  Thank you!*

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

Entry: $15

Format: Booster Draft
Players each receive 3 booster packs of the newest set. Players open one booster pack and choose one card from the pack and then pass the remaining cards to the player on their left. They will continue until all cards have been chosen from the first booster pack. Repeat this process for the next two boosters, switching the direction in which the boosters are passed around the table.

Players will be placed into 6-8 person pods for drafting, followed by three Swiss-style rounds of play.

See this page for comprehensive rules: http://magic.wizards.com/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/boosterdraft

Holmes
Saturday, April 29th

Registration begins: 5:30 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 29th

Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Drafting begins: 3 PM

Wilmington
Saturday, April 29th
Registration begins: 5:30 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Sunday, April 30th
Registration begins: 4:30 PM
Drafting begins: 5 PM

PRIZES (per 8-person pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs of Amonkhet
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs of Amonkhet
2 – 1: 2 Booster Packs of Amonkhet
All others: 1 Booster Packs of Amonkhet

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Maximum Crisis Sneak Peeks – Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Maximum Crisis Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, April 29th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, April 30th at AU Blue Bell (now located on Germantown Pike!)

*AU Holmes’ Sneak Peek will begin at 12 Noon instead of 10 AM in order to accommodate the Pokemon Prerelease happening on the same day*

*AU Blue Bell is now at 213 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401!  Parking is available behind the store and on Germantown Pike!  Please help us by not parking in front of the other stores!  Thank you!*

Entry fee for the event is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of  with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!  Additionally, Maximum Crisis Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last! (Must be present to win.)  We’ll also be holding side events throughout day, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes (note that Holmes’ Sneak Peek will begin at Noon)
Saturday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, April 30th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, April 29th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Sealed PPTQ – Sunday, April 30th at AU Holmes

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) Tournament for PT Albuquerque on Sunday, April 30th at Alternate Universes Holmes.

Here are the details:

  • Format: SEALED
  • Entry Fee: $35 online & in-store preregistration ($40 at the door)
  • Registration Start Time: 10:30 AM
  • Deck Building Begins: 11:00AM
  • Tournament Start Time: Noon

For online registration please click the link below:

Preregistration is now closed.

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Amonkhet + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for the next Pro Tour
2nd place: 2 booster boxes of Amonkhet
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Amonkhet each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Amonkhet each

Swiss rounds (expect 6-7 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8

All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for this season except the following:

  • Players who have already won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier during the current qualification season
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum Level, Gold Level, or Silver level (as of the date of the Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players who are otherwise already qualified for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier
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Pokemon TCG Guardians Rising Prereleases – April 22nd, April 29th, and April 30th

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon TCG Sun & Moon Guardians Rising prerelease events on Saturday, April 22nd at AU Blue Bell; Saturday, April 29th at AU Holmes; and Sunday, April 30th at AU Wilmington!

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Guardians Rising boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, as well as 4 more Guardians Rising boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $27 if you preregister online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

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

– Saturday, April 22nd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell

Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

1st Session
Registration 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 9:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 12:00 Noon – 12:40 PM
Deck Construction @ 12:45 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

– Saturday, April 29th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:45 AM

– Sunday, April 30th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM- 11:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:45 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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MTG Amonkhet Launch Weekend Drafts – Saturday 4/29, and Sunday 4/30

Alternate Universes will be holding Amonkhet Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, April 29th at all stores and Sunday, April 30th at AU Wilmington!

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

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251
*Additional parking for this location is available behind the store as well as on Penn Square Road.  Please help us by refraining from parking directly in front of the other stores!  Thank you!*

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

Entry: $15

Format: Booster Draft
Players each receive 3 booster packs of the newest set. Players open one booster pack and choose one card from the pack and then pass the remaining cards to the player on their left. They will continue until all cards have been chosen from the first booster pack. Repeat this process for the next two boosters, switching the direction in which the boosters are passed around the table.

Players will be placed into 6-8 person pods for drafting, followed by three Swiss-style rounds of play.

See this page for comprehensive rules: http://magic.wizards.com/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/boosterdraft

Holmes
Registration begins: 5:30 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Drafting begins: 3 PM

Wilmington
Saturday, April 29th
Registration begins: 5:30 PM
Drafting begins: 6 PM

Sunday, April 30th

Registration begins: 4:30 PM
Drafting begins: 5 PM

PRIZES (per 8-person pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs of Amonkhet
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs of Amonkhet
2 – 1: 2 Booster Packs of Amonkhet
All others: 1 Booster Pack of Amonkhet

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Maximum Crisis Sneak Peeks – Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Maximum Crisis Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, April 29th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, April 30th at AU Blue Bell (now located on Germantown Pike!)

*AU Holmes’ Sneak Peek will begin at 12 Noon instead of 10 AM in order to accommodate the Pokemon Prerelease happening on the same day*

*AU Blue Bell is now at 213 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401!  Parking is available behind the store and on Germantown Pike!  Please help us by not parking in front of the other stores!  Thank you!*

Entry fee for the event is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of  with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!  Additionally, Maximum Crisis Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last! (Must be present to win.)  We’ll also be holding side events throughout day, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes (note that Holmes’ Sneak Peek will begin at Noon)
Saturday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, April 30th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, April 29th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Standard PPTQ for Pro Tour Amonkhet (Nashville) – Saturday, December 17th at AU Blue Bell

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) Tournament for Pro Tour Amonkhet (Nashville) on Saturday, December 17th at Alternate Universes Blue Bell.

Here are the details:

  • Format: STANDARD
  • Entry Fee: $30 (there is no preregistration for this event)
  • Registration Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • Tournament Start Time: Noon

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Kaladesh + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Amonkhet
2nd place: 2 booster boxes of Kaladesh
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Kaladesh each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Kaladesh each

Swiss rounds (expect 6-7 rounds); best of 3 games; Cut to Top 8

All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for this season except the following:

  • Players who have already won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier during the current qualification season
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum Level, Gold Level, or Silver level (as of the date of the Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players who are otherwise already qualified for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier
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Alternate Universes Blue Bell GRAND OPENING TODAY 11/18!

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Thanks to our fantastic community of players, and in order to give that community a bigger, better place to gather and play, Alternate Universes is proud to announce that we are moving our Blue Bell store to a new location!

Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401

The Grand Opening for New Blue Bell will be on Friday, November 18th!  Our current store will close on Sunday, November 13th, after our usual hours.

Our weekly event schedule is staying the same, so come in on the 18th for our Force of Will tournament at 6:30 PM, and Friday Night Magic at 7 PM!  All Special Events happening at Blue Bell after the 18th will be happening at our new location!  Come say hi to Pat after the move!

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AU Black Friday/Small Business Saturday Sale – Friday, November 25th & Saturday, November 26th

ALTERNATE UNIVERSES
BLACK FRIDAY / SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
SALE 2016!

Doors at all stores will open at 10 AM on Friday, November 25th!

Sales will continue through Saturday, November 26th!!!

(and don’t forget about our Yu-Gi-Oh! iPad Tournament also on the 26th!)


All Day Specials:

• 10% off Gift Cards valuing $100 or more

• Planechase Anthology – $25.00 off MSRP!

• Board Games – 30% off

• Warhammer 40K – 20% off

• HeroClix

– Booster Packs — $10 each (excluding Joker’s Wild)
– Single-Figure Foil Pack Boosters — 6 for $5.00 (excluding TMNT)

• Dice Masters

– Booster Packs — 4 for $1.00
– Starters — 40% off

• Yu-Gi-Oh!

– Booster Packs — 3 for $10.00 (excluding Destiny Soldiers and Mega Packs)
– Yugi’s Legendary II Decks – $25.00

– Structure/Starter Decks — $8.00
– 10% off singles

• Magic: the Gathering (all sales exclude Kaladesh products)

– From the Vault — $40.00
– Conspiracy: Take the Crown Booster Packs — 3 for $10.00
– Foreign Booster Packs — 3 for $10.00

– Fat Packs — $30.00
– Duel Decks $15.00
– Intro Decks — $10.00
– 15% off singles

• Pokemon

– Booster Packs — 3 for $10.00
– Theme Decks — $10.00
– Elite Trainer Kits 10% off
– Pokemon EX Boxes  10% off
– Pokemon toys and merch 10% off
– 10% off singles

• Force of Will

– Booster Packs — 3 for $10.00
– Fixed Card Sets 20% off
– 10% off singles

• Weiss Schwarz

– Booster Packs — 3 for $12.00
– Trial Decks — $16.00

• Cardfight!! Vanguard

– Booster Packs — 3 for $9.00
– Box Sets 20% off
– Trial Decks — $16.00

• Luck & Logic

– Booster Packs — 3 for $9.00
– Trial Decks — $16.00

• 10% off all accessories and singles!!!

– All TCG singles
– Sleeves
– Deckboxes
– Binders
– Playmats
– Dice
– and more!

We’ll be adding sales up until Friday, so watch this space for updates! (Taxes apply to all sales where applicable)

Stop by AU and get ready for the Holidays by stocking up on gifts or just grab some awesome stuff for yourself!  Don’t forget we also have a lot of great events coming up!  Check back to our website or follow us on Facebook for updates!

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