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Dominaria Booster Box Pre-Orders Available Now!

March 23rd, 2018

Dominaria booster box pre-orders are now available at Alternate Universes!

$105 at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell
$99 at AU Wilmington
Tax included!

Cases are available for pre-order for $600!

As part of the Wizards Play Network, we’re offering the Firestone and Sunspeaker WPN exclusive promo to the first 60 customers to purchase Dominaria booster boxes at each of our stores!

This card is ONLY available as a WPN Buy-A-Box promo! You can’t pull it anywhere else!

You can pick up your Dominaria boxes during prerelease weekend, April 21st & 22nd! If you miss prerelease weekend, you’ll have to wait until April 27th!

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MTG Dominaria Prerelease – Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting Magic: the Gathering Dominaria prerelease tournaments on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd at all AU stores!  For each participating player we are putting four booster packs in the prize pool!  And we will once again have free pizza at all midnight prereleases!

We’re also giving away a custom Alternate Universes prerelease playmat to one random player at each tournament!

Format

The format for all prerelease tournaments is Sealed Deck, including the 2-Headed Giant Tournaments. Each player receives one Dominaria Prerelease Kit to use for building a 40-card deck.

All tournaments will now be 3 rounds regardless of the number of players. Prizes will be awarded based on record after the final round (see below for prize structures).

Entry

Entry fee is $30 if you preregister, $35 at the door.
If you preregister for two events then the total entry fee is $55!
Preregister for three or more events and the entry fee for each event is $25!
All pre-registrations must be made in-store and paid in advance.
  Preregistration ends Friday, April 20th, at 6:00 PM
Two Headed Giant entry fee is $60.00 per team and each team of two players receives two Dominaria Prerelease Kits to use for building their decks. (one Prerelease Kit per player).

Schedule

Here is the prerelease schedule by store (Note: Some times have changed from past prereleases):

Holmes:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11 PM after FNM, April 20th)
6:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 5:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, April 22nd – Sealed Two-Headed Giant  (registration at 11:30 AM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team.
4:00 PM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Wilmington:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM, April 20th)
3:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 2:00 PM)
7:30 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 7:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Blue Bell/East Norriton*:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM, April 20th)
Noon, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 3:30 PM)
6:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st Sealed Two-Headed Giant (registration at 5:30 PM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team
11:00 AM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 10:30 AM)
*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 allows us to continue to run these events at this location.*

PRIZES

Each player will receive a foil participation promo.
Pack prizes will be awarded as follows, based on the number of match wins after three rounds:

Regular Swiss Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 9 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1 record: 7 booster packs
2 – 1 record: 5 booster packs
1 – 2 record: 2 booster packs
0 – 3 record: 1 booster pack

Two Headed Giant Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 18 booster packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 14 booster packs per team
2 – 1 record: 10 booster packs per team
1 – 2 record: 4 booster packs per team
0 – 3 record: 2 booster packs per team

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Pokemon TCG Forbidden Light Prereleases – 4/21 at AU Blue Bell & 4/29 at AU Wilmington

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Forbidden Light prerelease events on Saturday, April 21st at AU Blue Bell* and Sunday, April 29th 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 Forbidden Light boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, PLUS 4 more Forbidden Light 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, April 21st –
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.*

– Sunday, April 29th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 12:00 AM- 12:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 12:40 AM
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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Yu-Gi-Oh! Flames of Destruction Sneak Peeks – Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Flames of Destruction Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, April 28th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, April 29th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday Blue Bell and Wilmington will be open at 10 AM for the Sneak Peek, while Holmes will be starting 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 Flames of Destruction with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!

Flames of Destruction 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 a side event tournament at each store, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 28th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, April 28th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Dominaria Draft Weekend – Saturday April 28th & Sunday April 29th

April 9th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Dominaria Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, April 28th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday April 29th at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, April 28th!  ***Note that Wilmington’s Sunday start time has changed, registration now begins at 4:30 PM and Drafting begins at 5 PM!***

On Sunday, April 29th, we’re holding a Sealed Dominaria PPTQ at AU Holmes!

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 3 booster packs of the newest set, Dominaria. 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 Dominaria prerelease kits (one for each team member) with which to build a 40 card deck!

Holmes
Saturday, April 28th

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 28th

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

Wilmington
Saturday, April 28th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, April 29th
Registration begins: 4:30 PM
Drafting begins: 5:00 PM

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

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

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MTG Dominaria Prerelease – Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes is hosting Magic: the Gathering Dominaria prerelease tournaments on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd at all AU stores!  For each participating player we are putting four booster packs in the prize pool!  And we will once again have free pizza at all midnight prereleases!

We’re also giving away a custom Alternate Universes prerelease playmat to one random player at each tournament!

Format

The format for all prerelease tournaments is Sealed Deck, including the 2-Headed Giant Tournaments. Each player receives one Dominaria Prerelease Kit to use for building a 40-card deck.

All tournaments will now be 3 rounds regardless of the number of players. Prizes will be awarded based on record after the final round (see below for prize structures).

Entry

Entry fee is $30 if you preregister, $35 at the door.
If you preregister for two events then the total entry fee is $55!
Preregister for three or more events and the entry fee for each event is $25!
All pre-registrations must be made in-store and paid in advance.
  Preregistration ends Friday, April 20th, at 6:00 PM
Two Headed Giant entry fee is $60.00 per team and each team of two players receives two Dominaria Prerelease Kits to use for building their decks. (one Prerelease Kit per player).

Schedule

Here is the prerelease schedule by store (Note: Some times have changed from past prereleases):

Holmes:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11 PM after FNM, April 20th)
6:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 5:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, April 22nd – Sealed Two-Headed Giant  (registration at 11:30 AM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team.
4:00 PM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Wilmington:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM, April 20th)
3:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 2:00 PM)
7:30 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 7:00 PM)
Noon, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 3:00 PM)

Blue Bell/East Norriton*:
Midnight, Saturday, April 21st (Friday night into Saturday) (registration begins at 11:00 PM after FNM, April 20th)
Noon, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st (registration begins at 3:30 PM)
6:00 PM, Saturday, April 21st Sealed Two-Headed Giant (registration at 5:30 PM).  Entry fee for Two Headed Giant is $60.00 per team
11:00 AM, Sunday, April 22nd (registration begins at 10:30 AM)
*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 allows us to continue to run these events at this location.*

PRIZES

Each player will receive a foil participation promo.
Pack prizes will be awarded as follows, based on the number of match wins after three rounds:

Regular Swiss Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 9 booster packs
2 – 0 – 1 record: 7 booster packs
2 – 1 record: 5 booster packs
1 – 2 record: 2 booster packs
0 – 3 record: 1 booster pack

Two Headed Giant Tournaments:
3 – 0 record: 18 booster packs per team
2 – 0 – 1 record: 14 booster packs per team
2 – 1 record: 10 booster packs per team
1 – 2 record: 4 booster packs per team
0 – 3 record: 2 booster packs per team

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Pokemon TCG Forbidden Light Prereleases – 4/21 at AU Blue Bell & 4/29 at AU Wilmington

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon Sun & Moon Forbidden Light prerelease events on Saturday, April 21st at AU Blue Bell* and Sunday, April 29th 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 Forbidden Light boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, PLUS 4 more Forbidden Light 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, April 21st –
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.*

– Sunday, April 29th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

1st Session
Registration 12:00 AM- 12:30 AM
Deck Construction @ 12:40 AM
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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Yu-Gi-Oh! Flames of Destruction Sneak Peeks – Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th

April 2nd, 2018

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Flames of Destruction Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, April 28th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, April 29th at AU Blue Bell!

On Saturday Blue Bell and Wilmington will be open at 10 AM for the Sneak Peek, while Holmes will be starting 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 Flames of Destruction with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!

Flames of Destruction 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 a side event tournament at each store, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 28th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, April 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, April 28th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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MTG Dominaria Draft Weekend – Saturday April 28th & Sunday April 29th

April 9th, 2018

Alternate Universes is holding Dominaria Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday, April 28th at AU Holmes and AU Blue Bell, and Sunday April 29th at AU Wilmington!  We’re also holding Sealed Two-Headed Giant at AU Wilmington on Saturday, April 28th!  ***Note that Wilmington’s Sunday start time has changed, registration now begins at 4:30 PM and Drafting begins at 5 PM!***

On Sunday, April 29th, we’re holding a Sealed Dominaria PPTQ at AU Holmes!

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 3 booster packs of the newest set, Dominaria. 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 Dominaria prerelease kits (one for each team member) with which to build a 40 card deck!

Holmes
Saturday, April 28th

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, April 28th

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

Wilmington
Saturday, April 28th <- Sealed Two-Headed Giant!
Registration begins: 2:30 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 3:00 PM

Sunday, April 29th
Registration begins: 4:30 PM
Drafting begins: 5:00 PM

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

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

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