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MTG Rivals of Ixalan Draft Weekend – Saturday January 20th and Sunday January 21st

January 8th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Rivals of Ixalan Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, January 20th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday January 21st at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, January 20th!

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

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251
*Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center that is open.  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.*

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

Entry: $15 (Entry for Two-Headed Giant is $50 per team)

Format: Booster Draft
Players each receive 2 booster packs of the newest set, Rivals of Ixalan, and 1 booster pack of Ixalan. Players open one booster pack and choose one card, 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 for each pack.

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

For this Two-Headed Giant tournament, each team will be given 2 Rivals of Ixalan prerelease kits (one for each team team member) with which to build a 40 card deck!

Holmes
Saturday, January 20th

Registration begins: 5:00 PM
Drafting begins: 6:00 PM

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 20th

Registration begins: 5:00 PM
Drafting begins: 6:00 PM

Wilmington
Saturday, January 20th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, January 21st
Registration begins: 12:30 PM
Drafting begins: 1:00 PM

PRIZES (per 8-person pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
2 – 1: 2 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
All others: 1 booster pack of Rivals of Ixalan

Prizes for Two-Headed Giant will be determined based on attendance!

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Pokemon TCG Ultra Prism Prereleases – 1/20 at AU Blue Bell, 1/27 at AU Holmes, and 1/28 at AU Wilmington

December 29th, 2017

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Ultra Prism prerelease events on Saturday, January 20th at AU Blue Bell*; Saturday, January 27th at AU Holmes; and Sunday, January 28th at AU Wilmington!

*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.*

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Ultra Prism 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 Ultra Prism boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $28 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, January 20th –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

1st Session
Registration 10:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:40 AM
2nd Session
Registration 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 1:10 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

*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.*

– Saturday, January 27th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:40 AM

– Sunday, January 28th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:40 AM
2nd Session
Registration 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:10 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Extreme Force Sneak Peeks – Saturday January 27th and Sunday January 28th

December 29th, 2017

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Extreme Force Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, January 27th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, January 28th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday Blue Bell and Wilmington will be open at 10 AM for the Sneak Peek while Holmes will be beginning at Noon!  Blue Bell will also be open at 11 AM on Sunday!  Please come early as supplies of product are limited at each location.

*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 for the Sneak Peek is $20.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Extreme Force with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!

Extreme Force Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last!  Must be present to win.  We’re also 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
Saturday, January 27th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 27th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, January 28th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, January 27th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Rivals of Ixalan Draft Weekend – Saturday January 20th and Sunday January 21st

January 8th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Rivals of Ixalan Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, January 20th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday January 21st at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, January 20th!

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

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251
*Please do not park directly in front of any other store in the shopping center that is open.  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.*

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

Entry: $15 (Entry for Two-Headed Giant is $50 per team)

Format: Booster Draft
Players each receive 2 booster packs of the newest set, Rivals of Ixalan, and 1 booster pack of Ixalan. Players open one booster pack and choose one card, 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 for each pack.

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

For this Two-Headed Giant tournament, each team will be given 2 Rivals of Ixalan prerelease kits (one for each team team member) with which to build a 40 card deck!

Holmes
Saturday, January 20th

Registration begins: 5:00 PM
Drafting begins: 6:00 PM

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 20th

Registration begins: 5:00 PM
Drafting begins: 6:00 PM

Wilmington
Saturday, January 20th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, January 21st
Registration begins: 12:30 PM
Drafting begins: 1:00 PM

PRIZES (per 8-person pod)
3 – 0: 5 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
2 – 1: 2 booster packs of Rivals of Ixalan
All others: 1 booster pack of Rivals of Ixalan

Prizes for Two-Headed Giant will be determined based on attendance!

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Pokemon TCG Ultra Prism Prereleases – 1/20 at AU Blue Bell, 1/27 at AU Holmes, and 1/28 at AU Wilmington

December 29th, 2017

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Ultra Prism prerelease events on Saturday, January 20th at AU Blue Bell*; Saturday, January 27th at AU Holmes; and Sunday, January 28th at AU Wilmington!

*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.*

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Ultra Prism 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 Ultra Prism boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $28 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, January 20th –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

1st Session
Registration 10:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:40 AM
2nd Session
Registration 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 1:10 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

*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.*

– Saturday, January 27th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:40 AM

– Sunday, January 28th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:40 AM
2nd Session
Registration 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:10 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Extreme Force Sneak Peeks – Saturday January 27th and Sunday January 28th

December 29th, 2017

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Extreme Force Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, January 27th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, January 28th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday Blue Bell and Wilmington will be open at 10 AM for the Sneak Peek while Holmes will be beginning at Noon!  Blue Bell will also be open at 11 AM on Sunday!  Please come early as supplies of product are limited at each location.

*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 for the Sneak Peek is $20.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Extreme Force with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!

Extreme Force Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last!  Must be present to win.  We’re also 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
Saturday, January 27th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 27th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, January 28th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, January 27th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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