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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day – 7/22 at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington and 7/23 at AU Blue Bell

July 7th, 2017

Alternate Universes is hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day on Saturday, July 22nd at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington, and on Sunday, July 23rd 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!

*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.*

Registration begins: 1 PM
Tournament begins: 2 PM

Entry Fee: $10; each player will receive a Link Strike starter deck for entering.

Format: Sealed (no top cut).  Players must use the Link Strike deck provided to them to participate in this event.  The deck may not be modified.

Prizes:
– First place winner, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat!
– 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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Pokemon TCG Burning Shadows Prereleases – 7/22 at AU Wilmington, 7/23 at AU Blue Bell, and 7/29 at AU Holmes

July 7th, 2017

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Burning Shadows prerelease events on Saturday, July 22nd at AU Wilmington; Sunday, July 23rd at AU Blue Bell*; and Saturday, July 29th at AU Holmes!

*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 Burning Shadows 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 Burning Shadows 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, July 22nd –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

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

– Sunday, July 23rd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell*

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

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 1:30 Noon – 2:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:00 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, July 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

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Code of the Duelist Sneak Peeks – Saturday July 29th and Sunday July 30th

July 7th, 2017

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

*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.*

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

Entry fee for the Sneak Peek is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Code of the Duelist 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, Code of the Duelist 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, July 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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

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

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Hour of Devastation Standard Showdown – Weekends from July 22nd to September 17th

July 22nd, 2017

Alternate Universes is hosting Hour of Devastation Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores!  Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation Booster Packs!

We will be hosting a Standard Showdown tournament every Weekend from July 22nd to September 17th! (excluding August 5th and 6th for Hour of Devastation Game Day)

Entry: FREE!

Holmes
Saturdays
 July 22nd, 29th; August 12th, 19th, 26th; September 2nd, 9th, 16th
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Saturdays
July 22nd, 29th; August 12th, 19th, 26th; September 2nd, 9th, 16th
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Wilmington
Sundays
July 23rd, 30th; August 13th, 20th, 27th; September 3rd, 10th, 17th
Registration opens: 2 PM
Tournament begins: 3 PM

We will have 9 Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation boosters to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation booster packs each contain FIVE cards*:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set
  • Hour of Devastation full-art land
  • 1 premium common or uncommon from a currently legal Standard set or Hour of Devastation full-art land
  • 1 premium rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set

*Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation booster packs do not include Masterpieces or double-faced cards

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day – 7/22 at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington and 7/23 at AU Blue Bell

July 7th, 2017

Alternate Universes is hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day on Saturday, July 22nd at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington, and on Sunday, July 23rd 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!

*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.*

Registration begins: 1 PM
Tournament begins: 2 PM

Entry Fee: $10; each player will receive a Link Strike starter deck for entering.

Format: Sealed (no top cut).  Players must use the Link Strike deck provided to them to participate in this event.  The deck may not be modified.

Prizes:
– First place winner, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat!
– 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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Pokemon TCG Burning Shadows Prereleases – 7/22 at AU Wilmington, 7/23 at AU Blue Bell, and 7/29 at AU Holmes

July 7th, 2017

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Burning Shadows prerelease events on Saturday, July 22nd at AU Wilmington; Sunday, July 23rd at AU Blue Bell*; and Saturday, July 29th at AU Holmes!

*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 Burning Shadows 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 Burning Shadows 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, July 22nd –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

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

– Sunday, July 23rd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell*

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

1st Session
Registration 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM
Deck Construction @ 11:45 AM
2nd Session
Registration 1:30 Noon – 2:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 2:00 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, July 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

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Code of the Duelist Sneak Peeks – Saturday July 29th and Sunday July 30th

July 7th, 2017

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

*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.*

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

Entry fee for the Sneak Peek is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Code of the Duelist 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, Code of the Duelist 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, July 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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

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

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Hour of Devastation Standard Showdown – Weekends from July 22nd to September 17th

July 22nd, 2017

Alternate Universes is hosting Hour of Devastation Standard Showdown tournaments at all of our stores!  Standard Showdown events are Standard Format tournaments in which players can win Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation Booster Packs!

We will be hosting a Standard Showdown tournament every Weekend from July 22nd to September 17th! (excluding August 5th and 6th for Hour of Devastation Game Day)

Entry: FREE!

Holmes
Saturdays
 July 22nd, 29th; August 12th, 19th, 26th; September 2nd, 9th, 16th
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Blue Bell
Saturdays
July 22nd, 29th; August 12th, 19th, 26th; September 2nd, 9th, 16th
Registration opens: 5 PM
Tournament begins: 6 PM

Wilmington
Sundays
July 23rd, 30th; August 13th, 20th, 27th; September 3rd, 10th, 17th
Registration opens: 2 PM
Tournament begins: 3 PM

We will have 9 Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation boosters to give away as prizes at each tournament!

Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation booster packs each contain FIVE cards*:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set
  • Hour of Devastation full-art land
  • 1 premium common or uncommon from a currently legal Standard set or Hour of Devastation full-art land
  • 1 premium rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set

*Standard Showdown: Hour of Devastation booster packs do not include Masterpieces or double-faced cards

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MTG Sealed PPTQ for Pro Tour Hour of Devastation (Kyoto) – Sunday, January 22nd at AU Holmes

January 2nd, 2017

PPTQ

Alternate Universes is hosting a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier (PPTQ) Tournament for Pro Tour Hour of Devastation (Kyoto) on Sunday, January 22nd at Alternate Universes Holmes.

Here are the details:

  • Format: SEALED
  • Entry Fee: $35 in-store preregistration ($40 at the door)
  • Registration Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • Tournament Start Time: Noon

PRIZES
1st place: 1 booster box of Aether Revolt + Invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for PT Hour of Devastation
2nd place: 2 booster boxes of Aether Revolt
3rd & 4th place: 18 packs of Aether Revolt each
5th – 8th: 9 packs of Aether Revolt 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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AU Black Friday/Small Business Saturday Sale – Friday, November 25th & Saturday, November 26th

November 21st, 2016

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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