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MTG Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Sydney – Saturday, April 9th at AU Blue Bell

April 5th, 2016

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) Tournament for PT Sydney on Saturday, April 9th at Alternate Universes Blue Bell.

Here are the details:

  • Format: Sealed
  • Entry Fee: $35 preregistration, $40 at the door
  • Registration Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • Deckbuilding Start Time: 12:00 Noon
  • There is a player limit of 64 registered players, so make sure to pre-register if you want to guarantee your spot!

Online preregistration is now available.  Click on the button below.  
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Preregistration is also available in-store.  (Must be paid in-full at time of preregistration)

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Shadows Over Innistrad + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Sydney
2nd place: 2x booster boxes of Shadows Over Innistrad
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Shadows Over Innistrad each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Shadows Over Innistrad 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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MTG Shadows Over Innistrad Pre-Orders Available NOW!

March 12th, 2016

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Alternate Universes is taking pre-orders for MTG Shadows Over Innistrad booster boxes and Fat Packs, as well pre-orders for playsets of Shadows Over Innistrad commons and uncommons (only available online)!  Come in to any of our stores through Wednesday, April 6th and pre-order your product today at awesome discounted prices!

Available for order in-store:

Shadows Over Innistrad booster box: $105 (discounted from $120 plus tax!)
Shadows Over Innistrad Fat Packs: $39.95
(plus taxes where applicable)

Available for order via the online store:

Common/Uncommon Shadows Over Innistrad playsets are available for $44.99 each!
Shadows Over Innistrad singles will be added as they are spoiled!
(plus taxes where applicable)

For box pre-orders, you’ll also get the Shadows Over Innistrad Buy-a-Box promo Elusive Tormentors! (one per person)

Pre-orders must be paid in-full up front, and they guarantee you your MTG Shadows Over Innistrad products at the time of release (Friday, April 8th).  Prices for Shadows Over Innistrad boxes will otherwise will be $120 plus tax, so come in and pre-order your product ASAP!

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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix NYC – Saturday, March 26th at AU Blue Bell

March 12th, 2016

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Alternate Universes Blue Bell will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix New York on Saturday, March 26th.  Registration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Standard.

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When: Saturday, March 26th, 2016.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Where:
Alternate Universes Blue Bell
DeKalb Shopping Center
1530 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422

Format: STANDARD

Entry Fee: $20

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each participating player will be added to the prize pool!

Premier Event — Tournament Officials (Tournament Organizer, Store Owner, Judges, Scorekeeper) may NOT play in the event.

Rules Enforcement Level — Competitive

Planeswalker Points Multiplier — 3x

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering tournaments that award at least one 2-round bye to the appropriate Grand Prix.  Players with a 2-round bye at a Grand Prix get a “leg up” in the event – they don’t have to play in the first two rounds of the tournament and are considered to have won those rounds!

Grand Prix events are large, regional Magic tournaments open to all players. Grand Prix award invites to an upcoming Pro Tour and award cash prizes. Other activities offered at Grand Prix include Magic artist signings and dozens of other public tournaments.  Grand Prix New York City will be held May 6th – May 8th, 2016 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094

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MTG Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Sydney – Saturday, March 5th at AU Wilmington

March 1st, 2016

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) Tournament for PT Sydney on Saturday, March 5th at Alternate Universes Wilmington.

Here are the details:

  • Format: Standard
  • Entry Fee: $25 preregistration, $30 at the door
  • Registration Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • Play Start Time: 12:00 Noon
  • There is a player limit of 64 registered players, so make sure to pre-register if you want to guarantee your spot!

Online preregistration is now available.  Click on the button below.
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Preregistration is also available in-store.  (Must be paid in-full at time of preregistration)

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Oath of the Gatewatch + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Sydney
2nd place: 2x booster boxes of Oath of the Gatewatch
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Oath of the Gatewatch each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Oath of the Gatewatch 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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List of Re-Scheduled Events!

January 26th, 2016

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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MTG Oath of the Gatewatch Pre-Orders Available NOW!

December 30th, 2015

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Alternate Universes is taking pre-orders for MTG Oath of the Gatewatch booster boxes and Fat Packs, as well as online pre-orders for playsets of Oath of the Gatewatch commons and uncommons!  Come in to any of our stores through Wednesday, January 20th and pre-order your product today at awesome discounted prices!

Available for order in-store:

Oath of the Gatewatch booster box: $105 (discounted from $120 plus tax!)
Oath of the Gatewatch Fat Packs: $39.95
Note: Due to high demand, Fat Packs will only be available for pre-order to customers who ALSO either pre-order a booster box of Oath of the Gatewatch, or who pre-register for any of our Oath of the Gatewatch prerelease tournaments!  Click here for info about our OOTG prereleases!

Available for order via the online store:

Playset of Oath of the Gatewatch commons and uncommons: $34.99
Playset of Oath of the Gatewatch commons: $9.99
Oath of the Gatewatch singles will be added as they are spoiled!

(plus taxes where applicable)

For box pre-orders, you’ll also get the Oath of the Gatewatch Buy-a-Box promo Goblin Dark-Dwellers! (one per person)

Pre-orders must be paid in-full up front, and they guarantee you your MTG Oath of the Gatewatch products at the time of release (Friday, January 22nd).  Prices for Oath of the Gatewatch boxes will otherwise will be $120 plus tax, so come in and pre-order your product ASAP!

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

November 6th, 2015

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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MTG Battle for Zendikar Pre-Orders Available NOW!

September 6th, 2015

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Alternate Universes is taking pre-orders for MTG Battle for Zendikar booster boxes and Fat Packs, as well as online pre-orders for playsets of Battle for Zendikar commons and uncommons!  Come in to any of our stores through Wednesday, September 30th and pre-order your product today at awesome discounted prices!

Available for order in-store:

Battle for Zendikar booster box: $105 (discounted from $120 plus tax!)
Battle for Zendikar Fat Packs: $39.95

Available for order via the online store:

Playset of Battle for Zendikar commons and uncommons: $44.99
Playset of Battle for Zendikar commons: $14.99
Battle for Zendikar singles will be added as they are spoiled!

(plus taxes where applicable)

For box pre-orders, you’ll also get the Battle for Zendikar buy-a-box promo Ruinous Path! (one per person)

Pre-orders must be paid in full up front, and they guarantee you your MTG Battle for Zendikar products at the time of release (Friday, October 2nd).  Prices for Battle for Zendikar boxes will otherwise will be $120 plus tax, so come in and pre-order your product ASAP!

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MTG Vintage Tournament – Sunday, August 16th at AU Holmes [MOX RUBY!]

July 28th, 2015

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Alternate Universes is now hosting their  Magic: the Gathering Vintage tournament on Sunday, August 16th at our Holmes location.  This change is being made so that the Vintage community can experience a full weekend of Vintage play! We are running our event in conjunction with Black Magic Gaming and Tales of Adventure, who are running a Vintage tournament on Saturday, August 15th, and are offering incentives to play at our event if you participate in their tournament.  We hope that Vintage players will participate in both events.  More info on the Black Magic Gaming tournament at Tales of Adventure can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/events/1687190878176268/1689729234589099/ 

Remember these will be the last Vintage tournaments before Eternal Weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on August 22nd & 23rd.  For more information on Eternal Weekend please go to: http://www.cardtitan.com/eternal_weekend

Format: Vintage (check here for current info on the Vintage format)
Registration Start: 11:00 AM
Tournament Start: Noon
Entry Fee: $30 (up to 10 proxies allowed, $1 for each additional proxy; 15 proxies total max)

PRIZES:

1st Place: Mox Ruby

2nd: Mana Drain

3rd & 4th: 1x Force of Will each

5th – 8th: $50 store credit each (redeemable at any AU location)

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Booster Box & Fat Pack Pre-Orders Now Available!

March 3rd, 2015

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Alternate Universes is taking pre-orders for MTG Dragons of Tarkir booster boxes, cases, and Fat Packs!  Come in to any of our stores through Thursday, March 26th and pre-order your product today at awesome discounted prices!

Dragons of Tarkir booster box: $105 (discounted from $120 plus tax!)
Dragons of Tarkir case (6 booster boxes): $570 ($95 per box!)
Dragons of Tarkir Fat Packs: $39.95
(plus taxes where applicable)

For box pre-orders, you’ll also get the Dragons of Tarkir buy-a-box promo card (one per person)!

Pre-orders must be paid in-full up front, and they guarantee you your Dragons of Tarkir products at the time of release (Friday, March 27).  Prices for Dragons of Tarkir boxes will otherwise will be $120 plus tax, so come in and pre-order your boxes ASAP!

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