Wilmington Store

Wilmington Store Hours

Sunday: Noon – 5PM

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Noon – 10PM

Wednesday: Noon – 10PM

Thursday: Noon – 10PM

Friday: Noon – 10PM

Saturday: 10AM – 6PM

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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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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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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Las Vegas – Sunday, April 19th at AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes, Wilmington will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Las Vegas on Sunday, April 19th.  Pregistration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Sealed.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will be put in the prize pool!

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering 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 themselves 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 Las Vegas will be held May 28th – 31st at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Sunday, April 19th, 2015.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  SEALED

Entry Fee: $30

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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Pokemon Roaring Skies Prerelease Events – April 25th and 26th at AU Blue Bell and Wilmington

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Alternate Universes will be hosting two Pokemon XY Roaring Skies Prerelease Events!  All prereleases will be Sealed Pack tournaments.

Players will each receive 6 booster packs of the new set with which to build a deck and play for 4 rounds.  Basic Energy will be available.  Each player will also 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.

Sunday, April 25th, 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

Saturday, April 26th, 2015 – Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19810  302-482-3480
Registration: 12:00 pm (noon) – 12:45 pm. Play to start at 12:45 pm

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MTG Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Providence – Sunday, May 3rd at AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes Wilmington will be hosting a Grand Prix Trial for Grand Prix Providence on Sunday, May 3rd.  Registration opens at 11AM and play will begin at Noon.  Format is Sealed.

Prizes:  4 booster packs for each player participating will be put in the prize pool!

Grand Prix Trials (GPTs) are smaller, regional Magic: the Gathering 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 Providence will be held June 20th – 21st at the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Here are all the details for the GPT:

When:  Sunday, May 3rd, 2015.  Registration opens at 11:00 AM, tournament begins at Noon.

Format:  SEALED

Entry Fee: $30

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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Yu-Gi-Oh! Crossed Souls Sneak Peeks – Saturday and Sunday, May 9th & 10th

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Crossed Souls unlocks new Deck-building opportunities like never before for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game. This 100-card set introduces the Zefra monsters, a new monster omni-theme that crosses over five different Deck types!

 

Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Crossed Souls Sneak Peek Events  on Saturday, May 9th at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, May 10th at Alternate Universes Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, May 9th at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM. Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, May 10th 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 Crossed Souls to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card.  Additionally, Crossed Souls 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, May 9th
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (Crossed Souls cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack for entering.

Blue Bell
Saturday, May 9th at 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Crossed Souls cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack for entering.
Sunday, May 10th at 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Crossed Souls cards will be legal).

Wilmington
Saturday, May 9th
Noon: Constructed Tournament (Crossed Souls cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee. All players will receive an Astral Pack for entering.

 

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MTG PPTQ + Star City Games Invitational Qualifier (Modern) – Sunday, May 17th at AU Wilmington

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Alternate Universes will be hosting a combination Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier Tournament for PT Milwaukee + Star City Games Invitational Qualifier on Sunday, May 17th at Alternate Universes Wilmington.

Here are the details:

  • Format: Modern
  • Entry Fee: $30
  • Registration Start Time: 11:00AM
  • Round 1 Starts: Noon

1st place: $250 cash, an invite to the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier for Pro Tour Milwaukee + Qualification for a StarCityGames.com Invitational, 5 Open Series Points, an exclusive StarCityGames.com playmat, and a Top 8 pin
2nd place: 24 Packs of Dragons of Tarkir, 4 Open Series Points, an exclusive StarCityGames.com playmat, and a Top 8 pin
3rd & 4th place: 12 Packs of Dragons of Tarkir, 3 Open Series Points, an exclusive StarCityGames.com playmat, and a Top 8 pin
5th – 8th: 6 Packs of Dragons of Tarkir, 2 Open Series Points, an exclusive StarCityGames.com playmat, and a Top 8 pin

Click here for more info on StarCityGames.com’s Invitational Qualifiers!

All players are eligible to play in a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for this season except the following:

  • Players who have already won a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier during the current qualification season
  • Players with a Pro Tour Players Club Platinum Level, Gold Level, or Silver level (as of the date of the Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier).
  • Players that are members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame.
  • Players who are otherwise already qualified for that season’s Regional Pro Tour Qualifier

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MTG Dragons of Tarkir Booster Box & Fat Pack Pre-Orders Now Available!

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Alternate Universes is taking pre-orders for MTG Dragons of Tarkir booster boxes, cases, and Fat Packs!  Come in to any of our stores through Thursday, March 26th and pre-order your product today at awesome discounted prices!

Dragons of Tarkir booster box: $105 (discounted from $120 plus tax!)
Dragons of Tarkir case (6 booster boxes): $570 ($95 per box!)
Dragons of Tarkir Fat Packs: $39.95
(plus taxes where applicable)

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

Pre-orders must be paid in-full up front, and they guarantee you your Dragons of Tarkir products at the time of release (Friday, March 27).  Prices for Dragons of Tarkir boxes will otherwise will be $120 plus tax, so come in and pre-order your boxes ASAP!

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Alternate Universes’ Holiday Hours

 

All three Alternate Universes stores will have the following hours for the 2014 Holiday Season:

Wednesday, December 24th, Christmas Eve:     All stores will close at 5PM
Thursday, December 25th, Christmas Day:         All stores will be CLOSED

Wednesday, December 31st, New Year’s Eve:    All stores will close at 5PM
Thursday, January 1st, 2015, New Year’s Day:   All stores will be CLOSED

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Commander (2014 Edition) Release – In stock at all 3 stores!

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ALL Commander (2014 Edition) decks are still available at all three AU stores.  They are on sale for $34.99 + tax for individual decks and $149.95 + tax for all five!

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 Commander (2014 Edition) exciting for casual and competitive players alike!

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Contents: 
  • Five 100-card Commander decks
  • One foil oversized Commander card for each deck
  • 10 double-sided token cards
  • Deck storage box
  • Strategy insert and rules reference card
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