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!


TCGplayer.com MTG Modern State Championships – Saturday, April 4th at AU Wilmington

TCGplayer.com MaxPoint Series Modern States Event

Each of these events are open to the public (no pre-qualification necessary) and offer players the chance to claim the title of State Champion and earn an exclusive Champion’s playmat. These events are DOUBLE Qualifiers, awarding the winner enough points for the TCGplayer Championship in December and an invite to the $50,000 Invitational in June.

AU Wilmington
Talleyville Shopping Center
3615A Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

Format:  Modern
Registration: 9:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM

Event Structure: Swiss with Top 8 
Entry Fee: 25.00

1st: TCGplayer State Champion Playmat + 50 Points + $50,000 Invitational seat
2nd: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 20 Points
3rd/4th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 10 Points
5th-8th Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 5 Points
9th-16th Place: 2 Points

Additional booster pack prizes will be based on attendance.

Click here for more info on the MaxPoint Series and other MaxPoint Series events!



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


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).




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).



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


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


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



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



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.