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Alternate Universes’ COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

July 30th, 2020

Alternate Universes is currently OPEN for retail sales.  However, until further notice we have closed our play areas and cancelled all organized play events at each location.

Following the guidelines set out by the governors of PA & DE, we are taking the following precautions at each Alternate Universes location:

•  All customers and staff are required to wear face coverings, and we ask that customers practice proper social distancing.

•  No more than 6 customers are allowed in the store at one time.

•  Customers are asked to wear disposable gloves (provided by us) while handling binders or cards.

•  Customers are not permitted to use the bathrooms.

As well, each store undergoes thorough cleaning before and after opening.  Thank you for helping us keep our community safe during these difficult times!

Modified hours at all 3 stores:

Monday — Friday: Noon to 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 5:00 PM

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MTG Double Masters Boxes and VIP Pack Pre-Orders Still Available!

August 4th, 2020

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MTG Double Masters pre-orders are available now!

Double Masters Booster Box
$295 in-store // $300 online

Double Masters VIP Edition Pack
$90 in-store // $96 online

Double Masters releases August 7th, so get your orders in while you can!

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Pokemon TCG Darkness Ablaze Take-Home Prerelease

July 31st, 2020

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In lieu of an in-store prerelease, Pokemon TCG Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Boxes will be available for purchase at Alternate Universes! Take one home and build your own deck weeks before the set’s official release!

Build & Battle Boxes will be available at any AU location for $25 if you purchase in-store, or $30 with free shipping if you purchase online!  If you’d like to pick up in store, call ahead and we’ll hold your boxes for you up to two days.

Each Build & Battle Box includes:

  • 4x Darkness Ablaze booster packs
  • 1x 23-card “evolution pack” to help you round your packs out into your own deck
  • 1x Darkness Ablaze Prerelease Promo, exclusive to the Build & Battle Boxes
  • 3x MORE Darkness Ablaze booster packs (for a total of 7 packs!)

Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Boxes will be available beginning August 1st; the set’s official release is Friday, August 10th. Pokemon Sword & Shield Darkness Ablaze booster box pre-orders are still available!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Rise of the Duelist Pre-Orders Now Available

July 21st, 2020

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Rise of the Duelist box pre-orders are available now!

$85 in-store // $90 online

Free shipping and in-store pickup when purchasing online!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Rise of the Duelist releases August 7th!

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Pokémon TCG Darkness Ablaze Pre-Orders Now Available!

July 21st, 2020

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Pokemon TCG Darkness Ablaze booster boxes are now available for pre-order!

$120 in-store // $125 online

Free shipping and in-store pickup when purchasing online!

Pokemon Darkness Ablaze releases August 14th!

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Alternate Universes Blue Bell is now a WPN Premium Store!

July 3rd, 2020

We are proud to announce that Alternate Universes Blue Bell in East Norriton, PA has officially been designated a WPN Premium Store!

Thanks to the hard work of our employees and the dedication of our community, AU Blue Bell has officially become a WPN Premium store. Over the past months, we’ve been working hard to improve our store and thus your playing experience with us. Our Blue Bell store has been remodeled with new paint, carpets, bathrooms, tables, signs, monitors, and more. Only about 5% of WPN retailers have become WPN Premium stores. Achieving this status means that we’ve reached a point where our store provides one of the highest quality gaming experiences you can get from any LGS, and it’s not just because of our looks. It’s because we as a business are committed to providing a very high quality experience to our players. When you come to our store, you can expect a clean, professional, friendly, and fun environment. And now that we’ve reached Premium status, we’ll be able to make your experience even better. We’ll be able to hold exclusive events when they’re available, and offer exclusive products and promos. You’ll notice a couple of other changes around the store as time goes on, and as we continue to work closely with Wizards of the Coast.

Thank you to our community. Without our thriving, enthusiastic, and all-around wonderful community of players these past 16 or so years, we wouldn’t have been considered for this achievement. Whether you have been with us from the beginning or have just learned about us this year, thank you! We look forward to continuing to provide the best gaming experience that we can, and we hope that you’ll continue to join us.

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