Holmes Store

Close Front Holmes StoreHolmes 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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Yu-Gi-Oh! The New Challengers Sneak Peak, November 1st & 2nd

nech logo Yu Gi Oh! The New Challengers Sneak Peak, November 1st & 2nd

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! The New Challengers Sneak Peek Events  Saturday, November 1st at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, November 2nd at AU Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, November 1st  at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM. Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, Novemeber 2nd at 11:00 AM and run through 5:00PM.

Entry fee for the event is $20.00. Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of The New Challengers to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card.  Additionally, The New Challengers Sneak Peek play mats will be randomly given away throughout the day while supplies last. (Must be present to win.)

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes
Saturday, November 1st
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (The New Challengers cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.

Blue Bell
Saturday, November 1st at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (The New Challengers cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.
Sunday, November 2nd at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (The New Challengers cards will be legal).

Wilmington
Saturday, November 1st
Noon: Constructed Tournament (The New Challengers cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee. All players receive an Astral Pack  upon entering.

 Yu Gi Oh! The New Challengers Sneak Peak, November 1st & 2nd

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MTG Grand Prix Trial for GP New Jersey, Sunday November 2nd at AU, Holmes

 MTG Grand Prix Trial for GP New Jersey, Sunday November 2nd at AU, Holmes

Alternate Universes, Holmes will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix, New Jersey on Sunday, November 2nd.    Pregistration opens at 11AM and play will begin at noon.  Format is Legacy. Entry fee is just $10.00.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will put in the prize pool! Winner receives a two round bye to Grand Prix New Jersey.

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic Tournaments that award at least one 2-round bye to the appropriate Grand Prix. Players with a 2-round bye at a Grand Prix get a “leg up” in the event – they don’t have to play in the first two rounds of the tournament and are considered to have won those rounds!

Grand Prix events are large, regional Magic tournaments open to all players. Grand Prix award invites to an upcoming Pro Tour and award cash prizes. Other activities offered at Grand Prix include Magic artist signings and dozens of other public tournaments.  Grand Prix New Jersey  will be held November 14th, 15th & 16th at New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center 97 Sunfield Ave Edison NJ, 08837

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Sunday, November 2nd.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  Legacy

Entry Fee: $10

Premier Event — Tournament Officials (Tournament Organizer, Store Owner, Judges, Scorekeeper) may NOT play in the event.

Rules Enforcement Level — Competitive

Planeswalker Points Multiplier — 3x

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MTG Commander 2014 Release Events, Saturday November 8th

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Alternate Universes will be hosting MTG Commander 2014 release events on Saturday, November 8th, at all three AU locations.

Magic: The Gathering—Commander (2014 Edition) delivers 5 new preconstructed decks to the fan-favorite multiplayer format, Commander.  Each deck features its own special Planeswalker Commander (both oversized and regular-sized), plus 15 never-before-printed cards.  The series features 61 new cards total, all legal in Legacy and Vintage, making Magic: The Gathering—Commander (2014 Edition) exciting for casual and competitive players alike.

Entry fee is $35 and each participant will receive a Commander 2014 deck of their choice (while supplies last).  Players will be placed in 3-5 person pods for play.  Players will receive one booster for each player they eliminate from their pod.  All players will receive promo cards upon entry, and an FTV Annihilation will be awarded to a lucky player at each store as a door prize.  Listed below are the details for each store:

Holmes: registration begins at 5:30 PM, play begins at 6 PM

Blue Bell: registration begins at 12:30 PM, play begins at 1 PM

Wilmington: registration begins at 3:30 PM, play begins at 4 PM

Additional decks will be available for purchase at $34.95 plus tax.   A set of all five decks can be purchased for $149.95 plus tax a $25 savings!   Players who purchase ALL 5 Commander decks may play in the Commander Release Event with one of those decks at no extra charge.

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Yu-Gi-Oh Geargia Structure Deck and Dragon Ball Z now on sale at all AU stores!

 Yu Gi Oh Geargia Structure Deck and Dragon Ball Z now on sale at all AU stores!

Geargia Decks are one of the hottest tournament Deck themes for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, and are at the core of the brand new Geargia Rampage Structure Deck! Geargia cards are versatile and really good: their strategy is based around teamwork and Geargia monsters can Special Summon more Geargia monsters, or add them to your hand for free. Since Geargia monsters are also Machine-Type, you can even use them with other Machine monsters from other Decks to perform some explosive combos. Things only get better for Geargia strategies with the introduction of three new monster cards including a brand new Geargia Xyz Monster that can shut down your opponent’s cards during battle. New Duelists can now get their hands on these popular cards while advanced Duelists can support their existing Geargia Decks or other Machine-Type Decks to bolster their strategies.


 

 Yu Gi Oh Geargia Structure Deck and Dragon Ball Z now on sale at all AU stores!

 

Panini America, the leading global publisher of licensed sports and entertainment collectibles,  is bringing the popular Dragon Ball Z card game back to the market for the first time since 2004.

The 2014 edition features more than 200 new cards, reprints of past fan favorites and is completely compatible with the original series. The new game was developed by Panini America Brand ManagerAik Tongtharadol, a former Dragon Ball Z world champion who also worked on the original Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, most recently in 2004.

Panini America has released a 69-card 2014 Dragon Ball Z Starter Deck ($14.95 SRP) that features five Prizm technology cards and one parallel in every deck; 12-card Booster Packs will carry a $4.00 SRP. Both Starter Decks and Booster Packs will feature exclusive cards.

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