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 our stores.

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

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ONLINE STORE

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Modern Masters 2015 Edition Available Now at Alternate Universes!

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Draft Like A Master!

Modern Masters 2015 Edition takes players back to some of the most remarkable planes from recent history, including Zendikar, Mirrodin, Ravnica, Lorwyn, Kamigawa, and Alara. Featuring new artwork on a number of cards, every card in Modern Masters can be added to your favorite Modern-format decks. But first, enjoy a fresh Limited experience that combines some of Magic‘s most iconic cards in new ways.

Every box of Modern Masters 2015 Edition contains 24 booster packs—each with 15 randomly inserted game cards, including one premium card in every pack—making it perfect for exciting draft play.

Set Name:  Modern Masters 2015 Edition
Number of Cards:  249
Release Date:  May 22, 2015
Twitter Hashtag:  #MTGMM2015
Initial Concept and Game Design:  Erik Lauer (lead), Ben Hayes, and Ken Nagle
Final Game Design and Development:  Tom LaPille (lead), Ben Hayes, Max McCall, and Adam Prosak
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Pokemon XY Roaring Skies Now In Stock at Alternate Universes!

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Alternate Universes now as Pokemon XY–Roaring Skies in stock at all AU stores!  Come in and pick up your packs, and maybe stay and play while you’re at it!

Ride the winds of battle with the Pokémon TCG: XY—Roaring Skies expansion! Ascend to the clouds and soar to victory with over 100 new cards, including 4 new Mega Evolution Pokémon and 7 other new Pokémon-EX. Diving from the edge of space, Mega Rayquaza-EX makes its magnificent debut while Mega Latios-EX and a horde of Dragon-type Pokémon bellow their challenge. High-flying superstars such as Deoxys, Dragonite, Zekrom, Hydreigon-EX, and Thundurus-EX call you to battle higher, faster, stronger. And with all-new boosts like Mega Turbo and Double Dragon Energy cards, the sky’s the limit in the XY—Roaring Skies expansion!

The XY—Roaring Skies expansion includes:

  • Over 100 new cards to collect and play
  • 11 new Pokémon-EX, including 4 new Mega Evolution Pokémon, and 9 new full-art rare Ultra Pokémon-EX cards
  • 17 Trainer cards, including two rare Ultra cards, and a new Special Energy card add new depth and tactics to Pokémon TCG
  • Two new theme decks designed to introduce players to the Pokémon TCG
  • Code cards in theme decks and booster packs that unlock virtual cards from the XY—Roaring Skies expansion for play in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

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Yu-Gi-Oh! World Superstars Now On Sale!

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On tour for the first time ever, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is proud to present – the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Superstars!

This all-foil set collects 50 cards previously available only in Japan and Korea, now available for the first time all over the world! With dozens of new cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL era, Duelists can boost the power of their Xyz Monsters like never before, with new Chronomaly, Star Seraph, Heroic Challenger, Gagaga, and Galaxy cards.

Tired of counting up all those Xyz Monsters? Fear not! Duelists can also get their hands on new anti-Xyz weapons. Try protecting your Pendulum cards with Pendulum Impenetrable, or bouncing all the “Number” monsters back to the Extra Deck with Numeral Hunter!

To top it all off, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Superstars contains a special treat for collectors. Every year, eight finalists at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship win special prize cards created especially for that event. Included in this set are reprints of both prize cards from the 2012 World Championship in Tokyo: Legendary Dragon of White and Legendary Magician of Dark! These cards are too powerful to allow in regular play, but give a modern Xyz spin to two famous monsters from the dawn of Dueling, and make a great addition to any Duelist’s card collection!

Each 5-card pack contains 4 Super Rares and 1 prismatic Secret Rare (a special version of Secret Rare not seen in many years).

The World Superstars booster set contains 52 cards:

34 Super Rares
18 prismatic Secret Rares

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Game Day – Saturday, April 18th at all AU stores!

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Alternate Universes will be holding Dragons of Tarkir Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, April 18th at our Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington stores.   The tournament will begin at 6 PM at Holmes, 7 PM at Blue Bell, and 3 PM at Wilmington.  Registration opens one hour before the start time of the event.

Entry fee is $5.00

Game Day events are Standard-format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.

For more information on Standard, click here.    The following sets are Standard legal: Theros, Born of the Gods, Journey Into Nyx , Magic 2015, Khans of Tarkir, Fate Reforged, and Dragons of Tarkir (effective March 27th).

 

 

Prizes

Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers.  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Scaleguard Sentinels full art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Thunderbreak Regent full art foil promo card.  The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4.  In addition, the 1st-place winner of the Fate Reforged Game Day will receive an exclusive playmat (see picture above).

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Gold Series: Return of the Bling on sale TODAY, Thursday, March 19th!

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The King of Bling returns!

Finishing the job started by the hugely popular Premium Gold set, the new Premium Gold: Return of the Bling follows through with updates and upgrades to dozens more cards from the golden age of Yu-Gi-Oh! up to the present day!

UPDATED! 22 previous Gold Rare cards from past Gold Series have been revised to our new-and-improved advanced Gold Rare technology. More shine than ever before!

UPGRADED! 48 top cards released with Gold Rare technology for the first time. Dozens of cards spanning the years, from all 5 pieces of Exodia to Number 101: Silent Honor ARK!

BRAND NEW! 21 new cards, all in Gold Secret technology, including cards for Blackwing, HERO, and Number Decks!

Gold Rares enshrine Duelists’ favorite cards in immortal Gold color: Gold card frames, Gold art boxes frames, Gold text box frames, Gold card names, and (for monsters) Gold level stars. Gold Secrets take all of that and add a Secret Rare Card’s textured foil pattern on top of it!

Each 5-card Premium Gold: Return of the Bling mini-pack contains 2 Gold Secrets (each a brand new, never-before-released card). Each mini-pack also has 3 standard Gold Rares (1 upgraded prior Gold Rare, and 2 new Gold Rares that are blinged out for the first time ever)! Each box contains 3 mini-packs, for a total of 15 cards: 6 Gold Secrets and 9 Gold Rares.

The Premium Gold: Return of the Bling complete set contains 91 cards:

21 Gold Secret Cards
70 Gold Rare Cards

Premium Gold: Return of the Bling will be available for $14.99 + tax

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Booster Boxes & Fat Packs Now On Sale at all AU stores

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Dragons of Tarkir booster box: $120 (plus tax where applicable)
Dragons of Tarkir Fat Packs: $39.99 (plus tax where applicable)

For box purchases you’ll also get the Dragons of Tarkir buy-a-box promo card (one per person)!

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Alternate Universes Will Be Closed for Easter Sunday, April 5th!

All Alternate Universes locations will be closed on Easter, Sunday, April 5th.  We will re-open again on Monday, April 6th at our regular times.  Happy Easter!

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