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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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!


Yu-Gi-Oh! Clash of Rebellions Sneak Peeks – Saturday and Sunday, August 1st & 2nd


The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME introduces its next 100-card booster set, Clash of Rebellions. New Red-Eyes cards make a big comeback, fiery new Deck themes burst onto the stage, and more new cards for the latest Decks!


Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Clash of Rebellions Sneak Peek Events on Saturday, August 1st at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, August 2nd at Alternate Universes Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, August 1st at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM. Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, August 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 Clash of Rebellions to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day. Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card (Sky Dragoons of Draconia)  Additionally, Clash of Rebellions 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:

Saturday, August 1st
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (Clash of Rebellions cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack for entering (while supplies last).

Blue Bell
Saturday, August 1st at 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Clash of Rebellions cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack for entering (while supplies last).
Sunday, August 2nd at 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Clash of Rebellions cards will be legal).

Saturday, August 1st
Noon: Constructed Tournament (Clash of Rebellions cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee. All players will receive an Astral Pack for entering (while supplies last).



Magic Origins Game Day – Saturday, August 8th at all AU stores!


Alternate Universes will be holding Magic Origins Game Day Tournaments on Saturday, August 8th at our Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington stores.   The tournament will begin at 6 PM at Holmes, 6 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 will be Standard legal: Theros, Born of the Gods, Journey Into Nyx, Magic 2015, Khans of Tarkir, Fate Reforged, Dragons of Tarkir, and Magic Origins (effective July 17, 2015).




Pack prizes will be awarded to top finishers.  As well, all participants will receive an exclusive Conclave Naturalists full art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players will each receive an exclusive Languish 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).


Pokemon Ancient Origins Prerelease Tournaments – August 8th & 9th at AU Blue Bell and AU Wilmington


Alternate Universes will be hosting two Pokemon XY Ancient Origins 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 provided.  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.

Saturday, August 8, 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

Sunday, August 9, 2015 – Alternate Universes Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center, 3615A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19810  302-482-3480
Registration: 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm. Play to start at 12:45 pm



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


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!



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


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


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!

  • 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

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.



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.