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MTG Fate Reforged Launch Weekend Tournaments – Saturday January 24th at all three stores! Ugin Fate Booster to all players*!

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Sealed Fate Reforged Launch Weekend Tournaments on Saturday, January 24th at all three of our locations!  All participants will receive an exclusive Release Promo Card AND an Ugin’s Fate Booster (*while supplies last).  Booster pack or store credit prizes (your choice) will be awarded based on attendance!

Registration for each event will take place at 5PM, and deckbuilding will begin at 6 PM.

Holmes and Blue Bell:
Entry: $30
Format: Sealed
Each player will receive 3 Fate Reforged boosters and 3 Khans of Tarkir boosters with which to build a deck.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating player, three booster packs will be added to the prize pool.

Wilmington (Sealed 2-Headed Giant):
Entry: $40
per team
Format: Sealed 2-Headed Giant
Each team of two players will receive 4 Fate Reforged boosters and 4 Khans of Tarkir boosters with which to build their decks.
Prizes will be based on attendance.  For each participating team, four booster packs will be added to the prize pool.

All participants will receive the Release Promo card below (while supplies last)!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day – Saturday January 24th at AU Holmes & Blue Bell and Sunday January 25th at AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes is holding Yu-Gi-Oh! Day at our Holmes, Blue Bell and Wilmington locations!  Come join us on Saturday, January 24th at AU Holmes & Blue Bell and Sunday, January 25th at AU Wilmington!

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!  The tournament will feature special prizes on top of our normal tournament prizes, and cost the same as our normal Yu-Gi-Oh! tournaments.

There will be one tournament on each day, the first two at AU Blue Bell and Holmes on Saturday, January 24th, the second at AU Wilmington on Sunday, January 25th.

Registration for the Holmes and Blue Bell Tournaments on 1/24/15 will begin at 1 PM, and play will begin at 2 PM

Registration for the Wilmington Tournament on 1/25/15 will begin at 11:00 AM, and play will begin at Noon.

Entry Fee: $5

Format: Advanced Constructed Swiss (there will be no top cut)

Prizes:  For entering, each player will receive an Astral Pack 6 booster.  The top 8 players after the tournament ends will each receive a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Token on top of pack prizes based on attendance, with the first place winner also receiving a special Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat.

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Pokemon Primal Clash Prerelease Events – January 24th and 25th at AU Wilmington and Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes will be hosting two Pokemon Primal Clash Prerelease Events.  All prereleases will be Sealed Pack tournaments.

Players will receive 6 boosters packs of the new set to build a deck and play for 4 rounds.
Basic Energy will be available. All players then receive 2 more boosters as a participation prize.

Entry fee: $30 at the door, $26 when preregistering online
Preregister up to the Thursday night before the event for $26 by following the links on PhiladelphiaPokemon.com/tcgprereleases to the prerelease of your choice.

All players will receive a promo card while supplies last.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 – Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19810  302-482-3480
1st Session: Registration: 10:00 am – 10:30am. Play to start at 10:30am
2nd Session: Registration: 12:30pm – 1:00 am. Play to start at 1:00 am
Players should plan to play in only one session

Sunday, January 25, 2015 – Alternate Universes Blue Bell
1530 Dekalb Pike #5, Blue Bell, PA 19422 610-277-7251
1st Session: Registration: 10:00 am – 10:30am. Play to start at 10:30am
2nd Session: Registration: 12:30pm – 1:00 pm. Play to start at 1:00 pm
Players should plan to play in only one session

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Yu-Gi-Oh! iPad Tournament – Saturday February 14th at AU Blue Bell

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Alternate Universes Blue Bell will be holding a special Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament on Saturday, February 14th, 2015. First place prize will be a brand new Apple iPad Mini!  The other prizes are great as well, making this tournament a great value!

Entry fee is $25.  For entering, each player will receive a Primal Origins Deluxe Edition box, which is normally $30, and in other words is nine boosters!

Registration will open at 11AM, and the tournament will begin promptly at Noon.

The complete prize structure is as follows:

1st place: Apple iPad Mini
2nd place: $150 store credit
3rd & 4th places: a booster box of your choice!
5th through 8th place: 6 booster packs from any set you choose!

This will be an Advanced Constructed Swiss-Style tournament with the number of rounds depending on the number of players.  There will be a Top 8 cut.   Local tournament rules will be in effect, so there will be no draws.  Decklists are required.

There will also be side events!  Details will be available in-store on the day of the event!

An online decklist form can be found here, or you can fill out your decklist at the store the day of the event.  We hope to see you there!

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