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Close Front Welcome to Alternate Universes!Holmes Store Hours

Sunday: Noon – 6PM

Monday: Noon – 10PM

Tuesday: Noon – 10PM

Wednesday: Noon – 10PM

Thursday: Noon -10PM

Friday: Noon – 11PM

Saturday: Noon – 9PM

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Vanguard East Coast Circuit Summer Wars Tournament – Saturday, October 1st at AU Holmes

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Cardfight!! Vanguard East Coast Summer Wars Tournament on Saturday, October 1st at AU Holmes!  This is a part of Team Vongola’s and Dynasty Cup’s East Coast Circuit of Cardfight!! Vanguard Invitationals, your chance to play Vanguard at a higher level and play more frequently than the Spring Fest and World Championship events hosted by Bushiroad.  The East Coast Circuit will culminate in a Championship in late October, with invites given to 1st and 2nd place of this Summer Wars Tournament, plus a travel stipend for the Championship to the 1st place winner!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, Pennsylvania 19043
610-583-9960

Entry: $15

Format
Singles Swiss
; best 2 out of 3 games; 50 minutes per round in Swiss, no time limit in Top 8 or Top 4.  Clan Fight format (no clan mixing).  English restriction lists will be applied, not Japanese.

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
These prizes are in addition to booster pack prizes that will be awarded to the Top Cut finishers based on overall attendance; 5 booster packs will be added to the prize pool per player!
1st place:
Travel stipend to East Coast Circuit Championship; East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box
2nd place: East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box

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MTG Kaladesh Game Day – Saturday, October 22nd

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Alternate Universes will be holding Magic: the Gathering Kaladesh Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, October 22nd at all of our stores!

Entry Fee: $5

When:
Saturday, October 22nd
(Registration opens one hour before the start time of each event)
Holmes: 6 PM
Blue Bell: 6 PM
Wilmington: 5 PM

Game Day events are Standard format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  For more information on Standard, click here!

PRIZES

Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers!  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Essence Extraction full-art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Cultivator of Blades full-art 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 Game Day will receive an exclusive Champion playmat!

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Vanguard East Coast Circuit Summer Wars Tournament – Saturday, October 22nd at AU Holmes

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Cardfight!! Vanguard East Coast Summer Wars Tournament on Saturday, October 22nd at AU Holmes!  This is a part of Team Vongola’s and Dynasty Cup’s East Coast Circuit of Cardfight!! Vanguard Invitationals, your chance to play Vanguard at a higher level and play more frequently than the Spring Fest and World Championship events hosted by Bushiroad.  The East Coast Circuit will culminate in a Championship in late October, with invites given to 1st and 2nd place of this Summer Wars Tournament, plus a travel stipend for the Championship to the 1st place winner!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, Pennsylvania 19043
610-583-9960

Entry: $15

Format
Singles Swiss
; best 2 out of 3 games; 50 minutes per round in Swiss, no time limit in Top 8 or Top 4.  Clan Fight format (no clan mixing).  English restriction lists will be applied, not Japanese.

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
These prizes are in addition to booster pack prizes that will be awarded to the Top Cut finishers based on overall attendance; 5 booster packs will be added to the prize pool per player!
1st place:
Travel stipend to East Coast Circuit Championship; East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box
2nd place: East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box

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Pokemon TCG Evolutions Prereleases – October 22nd, October 29th, and October 30th

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Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon TCG Evolutions prerelease events on Saturday October 22nd at AU Blue Bell, Saturday October 29th at AU Holmes, and Sunday October 30th at AU Wilmington!

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Evolutions boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, as well as 4 more Evolutions boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $26 if you preregister online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

Note: Preregistration is available up to the day before the event!  If preregistration is closed, you can still register when you get there!

– Saturday, October 22nd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell

DeKalb Shopping Center
1530 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
610-277-7251

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

– Saturday, October 29th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Play @ 6:30 PM

– Sunday, October 30th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Registration 12:00 PM – 12:40 PM
Play @ 12:40 PM

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peeks – Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, October 29th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, October 30th at Alternate Universes Blue Bell!

Entry fee for the event is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Invasion: Vengeance with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!  Additionally, Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last! (Must be present to win.)  We’ll also be holding side events throughout day, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, October 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, October 30th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, October 29th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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Vanguard East Coast Circuit Summer Wars Tournament – Saturday, October 1st at AU Holmes

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Cardfight!! Vanguard East Coast Summer Wars Tournament on Saturday, October 1st at AU Holmes!  This is a part of Team Vongola’s and Dynasty Cup’s East Coast Circuit of Cardfight!! Vanguard Invitationals, your chance to play Vanguard at a higher level and play more frequently than the Spring Fest and World Championship events hosted by Bushiroad.  The East Coast Circuit will culminate in a Championship in late October, with invites given to 1st and 2nd place of this Summer Wars Tournament, plus a travel stipend for the Championship to the 1st place winner!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, Pennsylvania 19043
610-583-9960

Entry: $15

Format
Singles Swiss
; best 2 out of 3 games; 50 minutes per round in Swiss, no time limit in Top 8 or Top 4.  Clan Fight format (no clan mixing).  English restriction lists will be applied, not Japanese.

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
These prizes are in addition to booster pack prizes that will be awarded to the Top Cut finishers based on overall attendance; 5 booster packs will be added to the prize pool per player!
1st place:
Travel stipend to East Coast Circuit Championship; East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box
2nd place: East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box

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MTG Kaladesh Game Day – Saturday, October 22nd

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Alternate Universes will be holding Magic: the Gathering Kaladesh Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, October 22nd at all of our stores!

Entry Fee: $5

When:
Saturday, October 22nd
(Registration opens one hour before the start time of each event)
Holmes: 6 PM
Blue Bell: 6 PM
Wilmington: 5 PM

Game Day events are Standard format tournaments.  The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer.  For more information on Standard, click here!

PRIZES

Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers!  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Essence Extraction full-art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Cultivator of Blades full-art 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 Game Day will receive an exclusive Champion playmat!

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Vanguard East Coast Circuit Summer Wars Tournament – Saturday, October 22nd at AU Holmes

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Alternate Universes is hosting a Cardfight!! Vanguard East Coast Summer Wars Tournament on Saturday, October 22nd at AU Holmes!  This is a part of Team Vongola’s and Dynasty Cup’s East Coast Circuit of Cardfight!! Vanguard Invitationals, your chance to play Vanguard at a higher level and play more frequently than the Spring Fest and World Championship events hosted by Bushiroad.  The East Coast Circuit will culminate in a Championship in late October, with invites given to 1st and 2nd place of this Summer Wars Tournament, plus a travel stipend for the Championship to the 1st place winner!

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd.
Holmes, Pennsylvania 19043
610-583-9960

Entry: $15

Format
Singles Swiss
; best 2 out of 3 games; 50 minutes per round in Swiss, no time limit in Top 8 or Top 4.  Clan Fight format (no clan mixing).  English restriction lists will be applied, not Japanese.

Registration begins: Noon
Play begins: 1 PM

PRIZES
These prizes are in addition to booster pack prizes that will be awarded to the Top Cut finishers based on overall attendance; 5 booster packs will be added to the prize pool per player!
1st place:
Travel stipend to East Coast Circuit Championship; East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box
2nd place: East Coast Circuit mat from either Dynasty Cup or Team Vongola; Team Vongola Deck Box

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Pokemon TCG Evolutions Prereleases – October 22nd, October 29th, and October 30th

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Alternate Universes is holding Pokemon TCG Evolutions prerelease events on Saturday October 22nd at AU Blue Bell, Saturday October 29th at AU Holmes, and Sunday October 30th at AU Wilmington!

Format: Sealed Deck
Each player will receive 4 Evolutions boosters along with 1 Evolution Pack (22 cards + 1 promo card) with which to build a deck and play for 3 rounds, as well as 4 more Evolutions boosters as a participation prize!  Energy cards will be available to use at the event.  New players welcome!!!

Entry: $26 if you preregister online, $30 at the door.  Pre-registration is available online at PhiladelphiaPokemon.com!

Note: Preregistration is available up to the day before the event!  If preregistration is closed, you can still register when you get there!

– Saturday, October 22nd –
Alternate Universes Blue Bell

DeKalb Shopping Center
1530 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
610-277-7251

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

– Saturday, October 29th –
Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Registration 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Play @ 6:30 PM

– Sunday, October 30th –
Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
302-482-3480

Registration 12:00 PM – 12:40 PM
Play @ 12:40 PM

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peeks – Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, October 29th at all three AU stores and on Sunday, October 30th at Alternate Universes Blue Bell!

Entry fee for the event is $20.00.  Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Invasion: Vengeance with which to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a limited edition Promo Card!  Additionally, Invasion: Vengeance Sneak Peek playmats will be given away periodically throughout the day to random participants while supplies last! (Must be present to win.)  We’ll also be holding side events throughout day, during which cards from the new set will be legal!

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

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

Blue Bell
Saturday, October 29th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, October 30th
2PM: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.

Wilmington
Saturday, October 29th
Noon: Constructed Tournament; $5.00 entry fee.  Each player will receive an OTS Pack for entering (while supplies last).

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