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Yu-Gi-Oh! Savage Strike Sneak Peeks – Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th

January 4th, 2019

Alternate Universes is hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Savage Strike Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, January 26th at all three stores plus Sunday, January 27th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday all three stores will be opening at 10 AM! AU 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. Upon entering, each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Savage Strike plus a limited edition Promo Card!

Savage Strike Sneak Peek playmats will be given away throughout the day to random participants! Players must be present to win. A side-event tournament will also be held in place of our weekly local tournament, during which the new cards will be legal!

Side event schedule:

Holmes
Saturday, January 26th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee. Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 26th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Sunday, January 27th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, January 26th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Ravnica Allegiance Draft Weekend – Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th

January 19th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding Ravnica Allegiance Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, January 26th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday January 27th at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, January 26th! Entry for Two-Headed Giant is $40 per team!

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 $40 per team)

Format: Booster Draft
Players will draft with packs of the newest set, Ravnica Allegiance. Players will be placed into 6-8 person pods for drafting, followed by three Swiss-style rounds of play.

See this page for info on the Booster Draft format: https://magic.wizards.com/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/boosterdraft

For Two-Headed Giant, each team will be given 8 booster packs of Ravnica Allegiance to build two 40 card decks.

Holmes
Saturday, January 26th

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 26th

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

Wilmington
Saturday, January 26th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, January 27th
Registration begins: 12:30 PM
Drafting begins: 1:00 PM

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

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

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Pokemon Sun & Moon Team-Up Prereleases – Jan 19th, 21st, and 27th!

January 4th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Team Up prerelease events! AU Blue Bell* on Saturday, January 19th and Monday, January 21st! AU Wilmington on Sunday, January 27th!

*Blue Bell/East 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
Each player receives a Team Up Prerelease Pack to use to build a deck! It includes 4 Team Up booster packs, a 22-card evolution pack, plus a Team Up Prerelease Promo card! Players will build a deck and then play for three rounds. Afterwards each player will get 3 MORE Team Up boosters as a participation prize!

Energy will be provided free at the event. New players are more than welcome!

Entry: $28 if you pre-register online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

Note: Online registration is available up to the Thursday night before the Saturday weekend of the event (and Friday night before the Sunday weekend of the event). If Online registration is closed, you can still register at the door when you get here! Online registration is the best way to save your place!

Saturday, January 19th
Monday, January 21st

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Saturday, January 19th
Registration 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:00 AM

Monday, January 21st
Registration 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Deck Construction @ 1:30 PM

Sunday, January 27th
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Deck Construction @ 12:40 PM
2nd Session
Registration 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 3:00 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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KeyForge Weekly Tournaments at Alternate Universes!

November 28th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding weekly KeyForge tournaments at all stores starting Tuesday, December 4th!
Every Tuesday at AU Wilmington!
Every Wednesday at AU Holmes!
Every Thursday at AU Blue Bell!
Start time is 7:00 PM at each store, with registration beginning at 6:00 PM

KeyForge is a new game with a burgeoning organized play scene. If you have thoughts on what might improve our locals, let us know! We may experiment and change things around based on community feedback and announcements from Fantasy Flight Games. In the future we also plan to provide official prize support, and hold larger KeyForge events, including Sealed format!

Entry: $6

Format: Archon, Swiss format, Single-game matches
Each person brings a deck and plays for three rounds! Prizes will be awarded based on overall win/loss record after round 3.

PRIZES
3 – 0: $15 store credit each
2 – 1: $6 store credit each
1 – 2: $3 store credit each

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

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

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Savage Strike Sneak Peeks – Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th

January 4th, 2019

Alternate Universes is hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Savage Strike Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, January 26th at all three stores plus Sunday, January 27th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday all three stores will be opening at 10 AM! AU 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. Upon entering, each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Savage Strike plus a limited edition Promo Card!

Savage Strike Sneak Peek playmats will be given away throughout the day to random participants! Players must be present to win. A side-event tournament will also be held in place of our weekly local tournament, during which the new cards will be legal!

Side event schedule:

Holmes
Saturday, January 26th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee. Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 26th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Sunday, January 27th
2 PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, January 26th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Ravnica Allegiance Draft Weekend – Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th

January 19th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding Ravnica Allegiance Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, January 26th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday January 27th at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, January 26th! Entry for Two-Headed Giant is $40 per team!

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 $40 per team)

Format: Booster Draft
Players will draft with packs of the newest set, Ravnica Allegiance. Players will be placed into 6-8 person pods for drafting, followed by three Swiss-style rounds of play.

See this page for info on the Booster Draft format: https://magic.wizards.com/gameinfo/gameplay/formats/boosterdraft

For Two-Headed Giant, each team will be given 8 booster packs of Ravnica Allegiance to build two 40 card decks.

Holmes
Saturday, January 26th

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 26th

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

Wilmington
Saturday, January 26th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, January 27th
Registration begins: 12:30 PM
Drafting begins: 1:00 PM

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

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

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Pokemon Sun & Moon Team-Up Prereleases – Jan 19th, 21st, and 27th!

January 4th, 2019

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Team Up prerelease events! AU Blue Bell* on Saturday, January 19th and Monday, January 21st! AU Wilmington on Sunday, January 27th!

*Blue Bell/East 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
Each player receives a Team Up Prerelease Pack to use to build a deck! It includes 4 Team Up booster packs, a 22-card evolution pack, plus a Team Up Prerelease Promo card! Players will build a deck and then play for three rounds. Afterwards each player will get 3 MORE Team Up boosters as a participation prize!

Energy will be provided free at the event. New players are more than welcome!

Entry: $28 if you pre-register online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

Note: Online registration is available up to the Thursday night before the Saturday weekend of the event (and Friday night before the Sunday weekend of the event). If Online registration is closed, you can still register at the door when you get here! Online registration is the best way to save your place!

Saturday, January 19th
Monday, January 21st

Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Saturday, January 19th
Registration 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Deck Construction @ 10:00 AM

Monday, January 21st
Registration 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Deck Construction @ 1:30 PM

Sunday, January 27th
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Deck Construction @ 12:40 PM
2nd Session
Registration 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Deck Construction @ 3:00 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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