Welcome to Alternate Universes!

Now with three locations! Come in and play your favorite collectable card or miniatures game at our clean, well lit facilities! Plenty of table space available for open play every day. We sell & buy single cards for Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! & Pokemon at all of our stores.

We are very happy to announce that Alternate Universes has opened an online store selling singles and sealed product of Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon and more!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ONLINE STORE

MTG Theros Beyond Death Prereleases – January 17th, 18th, and 19th

Alternate Universes is holding Magic: the Gathering Theros Beyond Death prerelease tournaments on Friday January 17th, Saturday Jan 18th, and Sunday Jan 19th at all AU stores! For each participating player we are putting four booster packs in the prize pool!

If you pre-order boxes of Theros Beyond Death, they will be available for pickup once the prerelease begins! Pre-orders are available NOW!

Format

The format for all prerelease tournaments is Sealed Deck, including 2-Headed Giant tournaments. Each player gets a Theros Beyond Death Prerelease Kit to build their deck!

All tournaments are 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

Discounts are available for players who pre-register!

Pre-register for one event: $30
Pre-register for two events: $55 total
Pre-register for three or more events: $25 each!
$35 without preregistration

Pre-registration discounts are for one person only, discounts don’t apply for groups registering together. All pre-registrations must be made in-store and paid in advance. Pre-registration ends Thursday, January 16th!

Two Headed Giant entry is $60 per team. Each team gets two Theros Beyond Death Prerelease Kits to build their decks (one Prerelease Kit per player).

Schedule

Holmes:
Friday, Jan 17th

7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Jan 18th
6:00 PM (registration opens at 5:00 PM)
Sunday, Jan 19th
Noon – SEALED TWO-HEADED GIANT (registration opens at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM (registration opens at 3:00 PM)

Wilmington:
Friday, Jan 17th
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Jan 18th
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
Sunday, Jan 19th
Noon (registration opens at 11:30 AM)
4:00 PM (registration opens at 3:00 PM)

Blue Bell/East Norriton*:
Friday, Jan 17th
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
11:00 PM (registration opens at 10:00 PM)
Saturday, Jan 18th
11:00 AM (registration opens at 10:30 AM)
3:00 PM (registration opens at 2:00 PM)
7:00 PM – SEALED TWO-HEADED GIANT (registration opens at 6:00 PM)
Sunday, Jan 19th
11:00 AM (registration opens 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 as part of their Prerelease Kit.
Pack prizes will be awarded as follows, based on the number of round 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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DBS Expansion Sets 09 & 10 Sealed Tournament – Saturday, January 18th at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes is holding a DBS Expansion Set 09 and Expansion Set 10 Sealed Tournament on Saturday, January 18th at AU Blue Bell!

Each player gets one of each Expansion Set to build a 40 card deck! Players will also get special Expansion Set Tournament Packs that they can use in the event!

Decks consist of one Leader card and 40 non-Leader cards. The limitation that only allows up to four copies of a single card does not apply. Any cards not used in your deck are considered part of your side deck.* Leader cards can also be used in your side deck. As a special rule, in addition to any cards opened in packs, players can also include up to seven copies of the following cards in their decks: BT5-117 Dragon Ball, TB3-067 Porunga’s Dragon Ball. Promotional Cards distributed at this event can be used the same way cards opened in boosters can. *Promotional cards with expansion sets can be used the ways cards opened in boosters can

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

*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: $40

Format: Sealed
Each player gets an Expansion Set 09 and Expansion Set 10 to use to build their deck! Each player also gets two Expansion Set Tournament Packs for entering, which they can also use in the event!

Registration: Noon
Deckbuilding begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
The 1st place winner gets three more Expansion Set Tournament Packs!

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MTG Theros Beyond Death Draft Weekend – January 25th and 26th

Alternate Universes is holding Theros Beyond Death Launch Weekend Drafts on Saturday January 25th at AU Blue Bell, and Sunday January 26th at AU Holmes and AU Wilmington!

As a special incentive, every participant will receive a Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack upon entry! All 3-0 players will also win a Theros Beyond Death Premium Promo Pack in addition to our regular pack prizing!

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
Each player will also get a Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack for entering!

Format: Booster Draft
Players will draft with packs of Theros Beyond Death. 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/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/booster-draft

Holmes
Sunday, Jan 26th

Registration begins: Noon
Drafting begins: 1:00 PM

Blue Bell
Saturday, Jan 25th

Registration begins: 2:00 PM
Drafting begins: 3:00 PM

Wilmington
Sunday, Jan 26th
Registration begins: 1:00 PM
Deckbuilding begins: 2:00 PM

PRIZES (per pod)
3 – 0 players will also win a Theros Beyond Death Premium Promo Pack
3 – 0: 5 booster packs of Theros Beyond Death
2 – 0 – 1: 3 booster packs of Theros Beyond Death
2 – 1: 2 booster packs of Theros Beyond Death
All others: 1 booster pack of Theros Beyond Death

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Ignition Assault Sneak Peeks – Saturday January 25th and Sunday January 26th

Alternate Universes is holding Yu-Gi-Oh! Ignition Assault Sneak Peeks on Saturday, January 25th at AU Holmes, AU Blue Bell, and AU Wilmington! Plus another Sneak Peek at AU Blue Bell on Sunday, January 26th! On Saturday, all stores will open at 10 AM, and on Sunday Blue Bell will open at 11 AM!

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

*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.*

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

Entry fee: $20
For each Sneak Peek entry, you’ll receive 5 booster packs of Ignition Assault plus a limited edition Promo Card!

Ignition Assault 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 25th
2 PM: Advanced Constructed tournament, Swiss-style, $5 entry, each player receives an OTS Pack for entering

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 25th
2 PM: Advanced Constructed tournament, Swiss-style, $5 entry, each player receives an OTS Pack for entering

Sunday, January 26th
2 PM: Advanced Constructed tournament, Swiss-style, $5 entry, each player receives an OTS Pack for entering

Wilmington
Saturday, January 25th
2 PM: Advanced Constructed tournament, Swiss-style, $5 entry, each player receives an OTS Pack for entering

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Pokemon TCG Sword & Shield Prereleases – January 25th at AU Blue Bell and January 26th at AU Wilmington

Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon TCG Sword & Shield Prerelease events at AU Blue Bell* on Saturday, January 25th and at AU Wilmington on Sunday, January 26th!

*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 Sword & Shield Prerelease Pack to use to build a deck! It includes 4 Sword & Shield booster packs, a 22-card evolution pack, plus a Sword & Shield Prerelease Promo card! Players will build a deck and then play for three rounds. Afterwards each player will get 3 MORE Sword & Shield 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 until Thursday night for the Saturday event, and until Friday night before the Sunday 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 25th
Alternate Universes Blue Bell*
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 West Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
610-277-7251

Session 1
Registration: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Deck Construction: 11:00 AM

Session 2
Registration: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Deck Construction: 1:30 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

Sunday, January 26th
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Session 1
Registration: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Deck Construction: 12:30 PM

Session 2
Registration: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Deck Construction: 2:30 PM
(players are welcome to play in both sessions!)

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