Welcome to Alternate Universes!
We are a family-owned game store with three locations in the Greater Philadelphia area, plus an online store! Come in and play your favorite collectable card or miniatures game at our clean, well lit facilities! We provide plenty of table space for free open play every day. We buy & sell single cards for Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! & Pokemon at all of our stores. Stop by and say hello!
We are very happy to announce that Alternate Universes has opened an online store selling singles and sealed product of Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon and more!
MTG Time Spiral Remastered Pre-Orders are OPEN!
🌀 Magic: the Gathering Time Spiral Remastered pre-orders are now OPEN at your local Alternate Universes location! 🌀
Pre-order a booster box of Time Spiral Remastered for $219.99! Limit 2 per person! 🕑
Time Spiral Remastered combines cards from the classic MTG sets Time Spiral, Planar Chaos, and Future Sight into a fresh, draftable set! Each Time Spiral Remastered booster box includes 36 booster packs!
Time Spiral Remastered also features the return of TIMESHIFTED cards! ⌛⏳ Each Time Spiral booster pack will include 1 Timeshifted card, bringing the total to 16 cards a pack!
Time Spiral Remastered launches on March 19th! Stop by your local AU today to pre-order your boxes, and mark March 19th on your calendar! 🗓️
Pokemon Battle Styles Prerelease Kits Available March 6th!
We’re selling Pokémon TCG Battle Styles Build & Battle Boxes (Prerelease Kits) at AU Blue Bell and AU Wilmington beginning March 6th!
🤸♂️ Battle Styles Prerelease Kits will be $30! Limit one per person! 🤺
Don’t miss your chance to get the newest set of Pokémon a week before the set’s official release on March 19th!
Each Battle Styles Prerelease Kit includes:
4x Battle Styles booster packs
1x 22-card Evolution pack
1x foil Prerelease Promo card
3x bonus Battle Styles booster packs!
Since in-store events are still on hold, we’re giving you 3 BONUS Battle Styles booster packs with your Prerelease Kit! Our prerelease tournaments typically give out these packs as participation prizes!
Build and Battle Boxes contain 4 booster packs that can be used in conjunction with the Evolution pack to help build a 40 card deck! Play with your friends and get familiar with the set before Battle Styles officially releases on March 19th!
Each Prerelease Kit comes with 1 of 4 foil Prerelease Promo cards! These promo cards feature alternate art and can only be found in the Build & Battle Box Prerelease Kits, so don’t miss your chance to get ahold of them!
Get your Pokémon Battle Styles Prerelease Kits at AU Blue Bell in East Norriton, along with AU Wilmington! Pick one up on March 6th to take home and play with your friends!
Digimon Card Game Special Booster Ver. 1.5 Pre-Orders Now Open!
📟 Digimon Card Game Release Special Booster Ver. 1.5 Pre-Orders are now available at Alternate Universes! 📟
Thank you to everyone who preordered with us! Pre-orders are all SOLD OUT! Look forward to the official release of Ver. 1.5 on March 12th!
📢📢📢 Limit 2 boxes per person! 📢📢📢
Each booster box comes with 2 Dash Packs! Each box also includes one of 6 parallel design Digimon cards as a box topper, and a Special Box Promotion Pack that includes 1 of 3 pairs of cards!
Digimon Special Boosters Ver. 1.0 and Ver. 1.5 comprise the first three Digimon Card Game sets already released in Japan! From this point forward, the English releases will be caught up with the Japanese releases.
Be sure to join our Digimon Card Game community on Discord! You can get updates on new releases and restocks, ask the AU staff questions, or find a Digimon opponent to battle in one of our voice channels!
Digimon Card Game Release Special Booster Ver. 1.5 launches on Friday, March 12th!
MTG Kaldheim is available now at Alternate Universes!
Booster Boxes of any kind come with the Buy-A-Box Promo Realmwalker while supplies last!
We have a case that’s stocked with the newest card singles, and we are always buying! 💸 If you have any cards you want to trade, stop by one of our stores! We’d love to take a look!
🔥 ALL Bundles are now the new low price of $39.99! 🔥
Each Kaldheim Bundle includes 10 Draft Booster Packs, 20 foil basic lands (not snow), 20 non-foil basic lands (not snow), 1 Bundle-exclusive alt art promo, 1 Bundle-exclusive oversized spindown life counter, and the box itself is the perfect size to store your new cards!
Kaldheim Draft Booster Packs are $4.25; sealed Draft Boxes are $120!
Kaldheim Set Booster Packs are $5.50; sealed Set Boxes are $150!
Kaldheim Collector Booster Packs are $24.99! A full Collector Booster Box Display is $275!
Kaldheim Commander Decks are $19.99! Try the White/Blue Phantom Premonition Deck or the Black/Green Elven Empire deck! They’re great for getting into the MTG Commander format!
👀 Kaldheim Prerelease Packs are still available for $29.99!
Prerelease Packs come with 6 Kaldheim Draft Boosters, 1 foil promo-stamped Rare or Mythic Rare, and 1 spindown counter!
We also have a number of gorgeous official Kaldheim accessories, including playmats, deckboxes, and sleeves! Stop by to browse our selections!
Join us for Friday Night Magic on our official Discord Server! Click in on a Friday night, or any other time to find a remote pick-up game!
Shop small and stop by your local AU for all your Kaldheim needs! 🤘
Yu-Gi-Oh! Blazing Vortex is out now!
Yu-Gi-Oh! Blazing Vortex is out NOW at Alternate Universes!
Stop by the AU location nearest you to pick some up today!
🔥 Booster boxes of Blazing Vortex are $85! 🚒💦 Individual booster packs are $4!
Don’t forget about the Lost Art Promotion! When you spend $30 or more on sealed Yugioh products, you’ll get the current Lost Art Promo!
Come meet our Yu-Gi-Oh! community on Discord! We’re starting FREE weekly Remote Duel tournaments soon where you can win the latest OTS packs! 😏
Play! Pokemon Team Challenge at Alternate Universes
Alternate Universes Wilmington is participating in the Play! Pokemon Team Challenge!
The Pokemon Team Challenge is a series of free tournaments held through Pokemon TCG Online, in conjunction with RK9 Labs. There will be four Qualifier tournaments for each participating Play! Store. The winners of the four Qualifiers will form a team to represent that store in the Play-Offs, culminating in a Grand Final between the top 2 stores’ teams!
To participate, make an account on RK9.gg, and join the official AU Discord server. RK9 will let you create a player profile to sign up for our Qualifier tournaments, as well as view pairings during each event. Joining our Discord will put you in touch with the other members of our community, including your future teammates (if you win!)
Download and install Pokemon TCG Online if not already installed, and make sure you play through the tutorial ahead of the event!
Click below to view our Qualifier tournaments and register!
Qualifier 1 — Saturday, December 19th
Qualifier 2 — Sunday, January 10th
Qualifier 3 — Sunday, January 31st
Qualifier 4 — Sunday, February 21st
Registration for each tournament opens eight days before the tournament date.
• Each Qualifier is Standard format, and only open to Masters division players. Qualifiers are Swiss-style with a Top cut based on the total number of players.
• Play-Offs are 3v3 Round-Robin elimination format between teams from different stores. Each team has a reserve player, who is on the bench. The reason is to ensure that a team can always be represented by 3 players (i.e. scheduling conflicts, connectivity issues, etc.) It’s recommended that teams rotate in-between events, to ensure all players get to play. The fourth player can also act as an advisor to the others!
See here for the full FAQ: https://tournamentcenter.gg/faq/
Qualifier participants will receive TCGO codes for digital booster packs! You may receive more depending on your record!
Participants will also receive codes for digital sleeves and deck boxes for having taken part in the event (distributed after the conclusion of Qualifiers).
The 1st place winner of each Qualifier will win a playmat, and be chosen to represent their store in the Play-Offs on a team with the three other winners!
Teams that make Top 256 will receive official Team Challenge playmats for the four Team Members (and for their judges). Teams that make Top 32 will receive additional Top 32 Team Challenge playmats for the four team members (and one for the store). You will also receive additional TCGO codes, depending on your ranking.
Top 8 Teams will receive additional physical product, distributed by their participating store. Prizes for the Grand Final winners will be announced in the future.
Alternate Universes Blue Bell is now a WPN Premium Store!
We are proud to announce that Alternate Universes Blue Bell in East Norriton, PA has officially been designated a WPN Premium Store!
Thanks to the hard work of our employees and the dedication of our community, AU Blue Bell has officially become a WPN Premium store. Over the past months, we’ve been working hard to improve our store and thus your playing experience with us. Our Blue Bell store has been remodeled with new paint, carpets, bathrooms, tables, signs, monitors, and more. Only about 5% of WPN retailers have become WPN Premium stores. Achieving this status means that we’ve reached a point where our store provides one of the highest quality gaming experiences you can get from any LGS, and it’s not just because of our looks. It’s because we as a business are committed to providing a very high quality experience to our players. When you come to our store, you can expect a clean, professional, friendly, and fun environment. And now that we’ve reached Premium status, we’ll be able to make your experience even better. We’ll be able to hold exclusive events when they’re available, and offer exclusive products and promos. You’ll notice a couple of other changes around the store as time goes on, and as we continue to work closely with Wizards of the Coast.
Thank you to our community. Without our thriving, enthusiastic, and all-around wonderful community of players these past 16 or so years, we wouldn’t have been considered for this achievement. Whether you have been with us from the beginning or have just learned about us this year, thank you! We look forward to continuing to provide the best gaming experience that we can, and we hope that you’ll continue to join us.
Join The Alternate Universes Discord Server!
We made an official Alternate Universes Discord server!
Now you can connect with us even though our physical stores are closed for the time being. Our online store is still open!
Request singles and products, play games with others over video chat, get updates on events and store news, and participate in events such as Magic: the Gathering FNM at Home or our weekly Yu-Gi-Oh! remote duel tournaments!