Welcome to Alternate Universes!

Welcome to Alternate Universes!

Collectable gaming cards, miniatures, board games, and more!

Serving the Greater Philadelphia area since 2003

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!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ONLINE STORE

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Yugioh Regional at the PA Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA – Saturday, June 10th

Yugioh Regional at the PA Convention Center Saturday, June 10th

Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifier

Saturday, June 10th 2023

at the

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Grand Ballroom B
12th and Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

https://www.paconvention.com/

Hosted by Alternate Universes

We are holding our next Philly Yugioh Regional Qualifier on Saturday, June 10th at the PA Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA!


PREREGISTRATION

Online preregistration is being offered for this event. Payment can be made by credit/debit card or PayPal. Preregistered players are guaranteed a spot in the Regional.

PREREGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!
Preregister today by clicking the link below:
https://auyugiohprereg.com/YPR/YPRpage1.html

Preregistered players must still complete an official Konami registration form and decklist and submit them the day of the Philly Yugioh Regional to receive their packs. There will be separate registration stations for preregistered players.

We will be accepting credit/debit cards for entry at this event. If paying in cash, exact change is appreciated!

Click here for the Official Konami Decklist form

Click here for the official Registration Sheet


In-person registration opens at 8:00 AM.

Registration opens at 8:00 AM
Play begins at 10:00 AM

Each player will receive 5 booster packs of Cyberstorm Access for entering.

Entry Fee:
Credit/Debit – $24.00
Cash – $23.00

We will be accepting credit/debit cards for entry at the Philly Yugioh Regional.  If paying in cash, exact change is appreciated.
We strongly recommend that players pre-register online to avoid issues on the day of the event.  Preregistration is open now!

Format: Tier 2, Advanced Format, Constructed Deck, Swiss Rounds, Best-2-of-3 Matches.   
Tier 2 now tournaments rounds are now 45 minutes long!
Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/index.html

Yugioh Regional Qualifiers are the primary qualifying events for World Championship Qualifiers (WCQs) in North America. Regional Qualifiers are Tier 2 events and require a high standard of sportsmanship from the Duelists.

There is a strict 624 player cap on this event. When we reach 500 or more Duelists, the Top 64 finishers will receive invites to the next World Championship Qualifier!

PRIZES

When we reach 500 or more Duelists, the Top 64 finishers will receive invites to the next World Championship Qualifier!

Top 8 finishers will receive Regional playmats
Top 4 will receive Regional deck boxes.

*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut. Prizes are awarded on the order of finish from Swiss rounds.

 

For more information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers click here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/regionals/regionalsfaq.html

Cyberstorm Access Regional Championship Qualifier Game Mat

 

Dragon Duels (open to Duelists born in 2009 or later)

Beginning at 1:00PM – Free!
Dragon Duel Prizes
• The 1st Ranked Duelist at the end of Swiss will receive a Regional Game Mat
• Top 4 Duelists in a Dragon Duel tournament will receive a Dragon Duel shirt
Top 4 Duelists earn an invite to the Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier for North America
Qualifying duelists must complete WCQ Invite Forms. Regardless of attendance, only four (4) invites are awarded for a Dragon Duel tournament at a Regional Qualifier.

Side Event Schedule (Open To Everyone)

ALL SIDE EVENT TOURNAMENTS WILL BEGIN REGISTRATION AFTER THE START OF ROUND 1 (AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 AM).
You cannot play in a side event if you are still playing in the Regional.

Win-A-Mat Tournaments – Entry fee: $14.00 cash/$15.00 credit or debit card. (single elimination, 3 booster packs for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives the official Win-A-Mat playmat)
Players may enter as many Win-A-Mat tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament.  Each new Win-A-Mat tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.

Time Wizard Tournaments (Edison Format) — Entry fee: $14.00 cash/$15.00 credit or debit card. (single elimination, 3 booster packs for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives an official playmat).  The Edison Format uses all cards playable at the Shonen Jump Championship (SJC) April 2010 Tournament.

Card pool for Edison Format: edisonformat.com/card-pool.html

Banned List for Edison Format – edisonformat.com/banlist.html

Players may enter as many Time Wizard tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament.  Each new Time Wizard tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.

Structure Deck Tournaments – $12.00 cash/$13.00 debit or credit card entry fee (single elimination, 1 structure deck for entering, 8 players per tournament max, winner receives the official Structure Deck playmat)
Players may enter as many Structure Deck tournaments as they wish, but they cannot still be entered in the Regional tournament.  Each new Structure Deck tournament will begin as soon as 8 players enter.

MTG The Lord of the Rings PREORDERS Open Now at Alternate Universes!

MTG The Lord of the Rings PREORDERS at Alternate Universes

MTG The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth
Preorders open NOW at Alternate Universes!
Stop by AU or call with your card to pre-order!

Magic: the Gathering The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Pre-Orders are now open at Alternate Universes!
All preorders can be picked up during Prerelease Weekend June 16th–18th!

Take advantage of our preorder discounts! These prices will go up when the set releases on June 23rd! Pre-orders are open now thru Thursday, June 15th!


MTG The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Preorders

Prerelease Pack // $39.99

Set Booster Box // $174.99

Draft Booster Box // $159.99

Collector Booster Box // $359.99

Jumpstart Booster Box // $99.99

Bundle // $69.99

Set of 4 Commander Decks // $199.99

Each box you pre-order is guaranteed to come with the Buy-A-Box promo Lorien Brooch (Trailblazer’s Boots)!


MTG The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth SEALED Prerelease Tournaments: June 16th-18th

The Lord of the Rings Prerelease Tournaments are all weekend! Preregister in-store or over the phone with your card today!

During the Prerelease, you can purchase ANY Tales of Middle-earth product you want, including individual booster packs!
After the prerelease, you’ll have to wait until the set’s full release on June 23rd!

MTG The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth officially releases on Friday, June 23rd! Stop by or call your local AU to preorder today!

MTG LOTR Lorien Brooch Buy-A-Box PromoSearch for the one ring! Where can I find it?

Flesh and Blood Road to Nationals 2023 Tournament – Sat. June 3rd at AU Blue Bell

Flesh and Blood Road to Nationals Tournaments at Alternate Universes and The Portal Comics and Gaming

Flesh and Blood TCG
Road to Nationals Tournament
Saturday, June 3rd at AU Blue Bell

Alternate Universes is holding a Flesh and Blood TCG Road to Nationals tournament Saturday, June 3rd at AU Blue Bell!

***There is a 64 player cap on this event! Preregister today by stopping by AU Blue Bell or calling with your card!***

For this event we are teaming up with our friends at The Portal Comics and Gaming in Bethlehem, PA to form ROAD TO NATIONALS WEEKEND! They are also holding a Road to Nationals tournament on Sunday, June 4th. If you enter both of our events, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win two booster boxes of Outsiders, the latest Flesh and Blood set, one from each of us!

Road to Nationals tournaments are competitive events that are open to everyone. The Top 4 finishers of a Road to Nationals tournament win invites to the FAB 2023 National Championship!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401

Entry: $30

Format: Classic Constructed

Registration opens: 11 am
Tournament begins: Noon

PRIZES
For each player we have over 36 players, we will add $30 store credit to the top 8 prizes! (Example: if we have 45 players, we will add another $270 store credit to the prize pool for Top 8)

1st Place: Invite to National Championship, 1x Jubeel, Spellbane Cold Foil Promo, 1x of either Uzuri, Switchblade Cold Foil Hero or Riptide, Lurker of the Deep Cold Foil, $200 Store Credit

2nd Place: Invite to National Championship, 1x of either Uzuri, Switchblade Cold Foil Hero or Riptide, Lurker of the Deep Cold Foil, $150 Store Credit

3rd & 4th Place: Invite to National Championship, 1x of either Uzuri, Switchblade Cold Foil Hero or Riptide, Lurker of the Deep Cold Foil, $100 Store Credit each

5th-8th Place: 1x of either Uzuri, Switchblade Cold Foil Hero or Riptide, Lurker of the Deep Cold Foil, $50 Store Credit each

Any players that finish from 9th to 32nd will receive a Spinning Wheel Kick Rainbow Foil Extended Art promo!

Battle Spirits Saga Early Adopter Store Tournaments – 6/4 at AU Blue Bell & 6/10 at AU Wilmington

Battle Spirits Saga Early Adopter Store Tournaments at Alternate Universes

Battle Spirits Saga
Early Adopter Store Tournaments
Sunday, June 4th at AU Blue Bell
Saturday, June 10th at AU Wilmington

Alternate Universes is holding Battle Spirits Saga EARLY ADOPTER STORE Tournaments on Sunday, June 4th at AU Blue Bell, and Saturday, June 10th at AU Wilmington!

Since both our Blue Bell and Wilmington stores were part of the BSS Early Adopter Program, we’re able to bring this event to you! Each player gets a ProZD Buffalong Bill influencer collaboration card for entering! Players who finish among the Top 32 will get a Tamagotchi Promotion Pack! Top 4 each win a Battle Spirits Saga Core Case, plus an Event Pack Vol. 1 on top of store credit! The 1st place winner also wins another Event Pack Vol. 1 on top of their other prizes!

We’re adding $20 to the prize pool for each player who enters. If we get more than 12 players, then the Top 8 finishers will each win store credit! Otherwise, only Top 4 finishers will get store credit.

***There is a 64 player cap on each event!***

Sunday, June 4th
Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Penn Square Shopping Center
213 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401

Saturday, June 10th
Alternate Universes Wilmington

Talleyville Shopping Center
3617 Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810

Entry: $15
Each player who enters gets a ProZD Buffalong Bill promo card!

Registration opens: Noon
Play begins: 1 pm

Format: Swiss, no Top Cut, Best of one matches, 35 minute rounds

PRIZES
Store credit prizes will be awarded to top finishers based on overall attendance. We will add $20 store credit to the overall prize pool for each player who enters! If we have 12 or more players, the Top 8 finishers will win store credit. Otherwise, only Top 4 will win store credit.

1st Place: 2x Event Packs Vol. 1, BSS Core Case, store credit
Top 4: 1x Event Pack Vol. 1, BSS Core Case, store credit
Top 8: store credit if more than 12 players enter
Top 32: 1x Tamagotchi Promotion Pack

Store credit is awarded on a reloadable AU gift card and is redeemable at any AU location!

MTG Pioneer Regional Championship Qualifier – Saturday, June 10th at AU Holmes

MTG Pioneer RCQ at Alternate Universes

DreamHack Magic Showdown
Regional Championship Qualifier (Pioneer)
Saturday, June 10th at Alternate Universes Holmes

***There is a 64 player cap on this event.***
✅ Pre-registration is open NOW! Stop by or call AU Holmes with your card to preregister! ✅

We’re holding another Magic: the Gathering Pioneer RCQ on Saturday, June 10th at AU Holmes! This RCQ is part of the April 22–August 20, 2023 season of RCQs, which support the Regional Championship later in 2023 hosted by DreamHack, and ultimately lead to Pro Tour 4 in early 2024.

Regional Championship Qualifiers are open to everyone, and are a player’s first step down the road of competitive Magic. Thanks to our WPN Premium Store status, we are able to award 2 invites to the next Magic Regional Championship (hosted by DreamHack). From there, players vie for a place in the Pro Tour and the Magic World Championship!

Each player who preregisters gets a full-art promo Unholy Heat! Top 8 players each get a full-art promo Eldritch Evolution, and each player who qualifies for the Regional Championship gets a FOIL Eldritch Evolution! Both of these cards feature BRAND NEW ART! These are in addition to store credit and invite prizes.

PRIZE SCALING: When we reach 36 players, we will add $30 store credit to the Top 8 prize pool for each additional player! For example, if we get 45 players total, we will add $270 store credit to the prize pool.

Alternate Universes Holmes
MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043
610-583-9960

Format: PIONEER

Entry: $30

Pre-registration is open NOW! Stop by or call AU Holmes with your card to preregister!

Registration opens: 11 am
Tournament begins: Noon

PRIZES
1st Place: Invite to Regional Championship, $200 store credit, foil full-art Eldritch Evolution, Top 8 pin, and Winner Lanyard
2nd Place: Invite to Regional Championship, $100 store credit, foil full-art Eldritch Evolution, Top 8 pin
3rd & 4th Place: $100 store credit each, non-foil full-art Eldritch Evolution, Top 8 pin
5th–8th Place: $50 store credit each, non-foil full-art Eldritch Evolution, Top 8 pin

Prize Scaling: When we reach 36 players, we will add $30 store credit to the Top 8 prize pool for each additional player! For example, if we get 45 players total, we will add $270 store credit to the prize pool.

Each player who preregisters gets a non-foil full-art Unholy Heat participation promo!

Battle Spirits Saga Store Championships – 6/11 at AU Holmes & 7/1 at AU Wilmington

Battle Spirits Saga Store Championships at Alternate Universes

Battle Spirits Saga
Store Championships
Sunday, June 11th at AU Holmes
Saturday, July 1st at AU Wilmington

Alternate Universes is holding Battle Spirits Saga Store Championship tournaments on Sunday, June 11th at AU Holmes, and Saturday, July 1st at AU Wilmington!

Store Championships are competitive tournaments where players vie to become their store’s Store Champion! Each player who enters gets a Championship Pack 2023 Vol. 1 for participating! We will add $20 store credit to the overall prize pool for each player who enters. If we have 12 or more players, the Top 8 players will each win store credit! The player who comes in 1st place will win a Champion Card Set Vol. 1, including promo versions of Nebula Dragon Andromeda, Dark King Snake Pendocles, Divine Moonsky Beast Fanatech Elk, and Calamity Beast Chaos Pegasoros!

***There is a 32 player cap on each event!***

Sunday, June 11th
Alternate Universes Holmes

MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043

Saturday, July 1st
Alternate Universes Wilmington

Talleyville Shopping Center
3617 Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810

Entry: $15
Each player who enters gets a Championship Pack 2023 Vol. 1 for participating!

Registration opens: Noon
Play begins: 1 pm

Format: Swiss, no Top Cut, Best of one matches, 35 minute rounds

PRIZES
Store credit prizes will be awarded to top finishers based on overall attendance. We will add $20 store credit to the overall prize pool for each player who enters! If we have 12 or more players, the Top 8 finishers will win store credit. Otherwise, Top 4 will win store credit.

1st Place winner will get a Champion Card Set Vol. 1, including promo versions of Nebula Dragon Andromeda, Dark King Snake Pendocles, Divine Moonsky Beast Fanatech Elk, and Calamity Beast Chaos Pegasoros!

MTG The Lord of the Rings SEALED Prereleases – June 16th-18th at Alternate Universes

MTG LOTR Sealed Prereleases at Alternate Universes

MTG The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth
SEALED Prerelease Tournaments
June 16th, 17th and 18th at Alternate Universes

We’re holding Magic: the Gathering The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Prerelease tournaments on June 16th, 17th, and 18th at all three of our stores!

Preregistration is open NOW! Stop by your local AU or call with your card to preregister today!

You can pre-register for as many prerelease events as you want! Stop by your local AU or give us a call with your card to preregister!

All Prerelease tournaments are 3 rounds. At the tournament start time, each player is given a Prerelease Pack to build a deck and then play for 3 rounds. Prizes can be collected after Round 3. Lands will be provided for free at the event!

Format: Sealed Deck

Each player gets one Lord of the Rings Prerelease Pack to use to build a 40+ card deck and play for 3 rounds. Each one contains:

  • 6 The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Draft Boosters
  • 1 Traditional Foil, year-stamped Rare or Mythic Rare from The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth
  • 1 Traditional Foil year-stamped card from a pool of 6 Prerelease Promo cards
  • 1 Helper card
  • 1 Spindown d20
  • 1 Reusable deck box with divider
  • 1 MTG Arena code card

To play in official MTG events, you’ll need a Wizards Account email. It’s easy and free!
Login with your Magic Arena account, link your DCI number to an account, or make a new account here:

🧙‍♂️ https://accounts.wizards.com/ 🧙‍♂️

Once you set up your account, try downloading the Magic Companion App, where you can check-in to the tournament you’re entering, enter results and see pairings on your phone, and more! You’ll still need to visit us in-store to register, or stop by or call to preregister!


Entry fee: $50 ($55 Store Credit)

SEALED 2-Headed Giant: $100 per team (+$5 for each player using Store Credit)

AU Holmes

Friday, June 16th
7:00 pm

Saturday, June 17th
6:00 pm

Sunday, June 18th
1:00 pm

AU Blue Bell

Friday, June 16th
3:00 pm
7:00 pm

Saturday, June 17th
Noon (Two-Headed Giant)
5:00 pm

Sunday, June 18th
2:00 pm

AU Wilmington

Friday, June 16th
3:00 pm
7:00 pm

Saturday, June 17th
Noon
5:00 pm

Sunday, June 18th
2:00 pm (Two-Headed Giant)

PRIZES

The Lord of the Rings Set Booster Packs are awarded based on your tournament record after 3 rounds.

3-0: 8 Set Boosters or $40 credit
2-0-1: 6 Set Boosters or $30 credit
2-1: 4 Set Boosters or $20 credit
1-2: 2 Set Boosters or $10 credit
All other records 1 set booster

2-Headed Giant prizes are doubled and awarded per-team.

MTG The Lord of the Rings PREORDERS are also open now! Stop by or call your AU of choice with your card to preorder!

One Piece Card Game Weekly Tournaments at Alternate Universes

One Piece Card Game Weekly Tournaments at Alternate Universes

We’re holding weekly tournaments for the brand new upcoming One Piece Card Game by Bandai, releasing Dec. 2nd! Join us every week at each of our stores to get in on the ground floor of the next big game! The more successful our local weekly tournaments are, the more we can support the game in the future! Invite your friends!

Alternate Universes Blue Bell
Every Monday at 7:00 pm
Penn Square Shopping Center
211 W. Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401

Alternate Universes Holmes
Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm

MacDade Plaza
2129 MacDade Blvd
Holmes, PA 19043

Alternate Universes Wilmington
Every Thursday at 7:00 pm
Talleyville Shopping Center
3617 Silverside Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810

Entry: $10 ($15 store credit)
Each player who enters gets a Tournament Pack Vol. 1 as a participation prize!

Format: Swiss style, Best-of-One matches, 35 minute rounds.
These events are 3 rounds, with prizes awarded after the third round based on each player’s tournament win/loss record.

PRIZES
3 – 0: $40 store credit each
2 – 0 – 1: $30 store credit each
2 – 1: $20 store credit each

Alternate Universes Store Hours, Weekly Schedule, and Tournament Prize Structures!

Alternate Universes logo

Up-To-Date Store Hours, Weekly Schedules, and Tournament Prize Structures

Come to any of our stores and enjoy free open play any time of day, any day of the week! Bring your friends to play some games, or make new friends when you visit! Our stores are outfitted with tables and public restrooms, and are regularly cleaned. Masks and hand sanitizer are available at the counter for anyone who wishes, and we encourage our players to wear masks while in the store.

We buy and sell single cards everyday! We are always happy to look at Magic: the Gathering, Yugioh, and Pokemon cards that you’d like to sell. Feel free to bring your cards in anytime! If you have a large or particularly valuable collection, please call and make an appointment so we can sit down with you and give your collection proper attention. If you have any questions about whether we’d be interested in buying something, feel free to ask!

EVENTS RUN WEEKLY

We hold weekly tournaments for Magic: the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Flesh and Blood, Digimon, One Piece, Cardfight!! Vanguard, Dragon Ball Super, and more! We also have days set aside for games like Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer 40,000! Join us for Friday Night Magic, and weekly MTG Drafts!

We also hold special events most weekends! Special events are typically larger events, such as Magic Regional Championship Qualifiers or Yugioh Premiere! Events (aka Sneak Peeks) with a larger attendance and often bigger prize payouts. Information on these can be found on their own posts on our website, typically several weeks prior to the event.

Read below for our up-to-date hours, weekly event schedule, and unified prize structures for ALL of our weekly tournaments.

Updated 5-1-2023


STORE HOURS

Alternate Universes Holmes

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 PM
Mon – Thurs: Noon to 10:00 PM
Friday: Noon to 11:00 PM
Saturday: Noon to 9:00 PM

Alternate Universes Blue Bell

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 PM
Mon – Thurs: Noon to 10:00 PM
Friday: Noon to 11:00 PM
Saturday: Noon to 9:00 PM

Alternate Universes Wilmington

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 PM
Mon – Thurs: Noon to 10:00 PM
Friday: Noon to 11:00 PM
Saturday: Noon to 8:00 PM


WEEKLY EVENT SCHEDULE

WEEKLY EVENTSSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Holmes1 pm
Digimon
2 pm
Vanguard
6 pm
D&D Night
7 pm
Battle Spirits Saga Tournament
6 pm
MTG Commander
6 pm
Warhammer 40K
7 pm
One Piece Tournament
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced format & Time Wizard (Edison)
6 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Modern
1 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced format
Blue Bell12:30 pm
Pokemon League-Style Play
1 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced format
6 pm
Warhammer 40K (Basement)
6 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
MTG Modern Mondays (uses Weekend Tournament structure)
7 pm
One Piece Tournament
6:30 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
Digimon
7 pm
Board Games
7 pm
MTG Pioneer
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced format
7 pm
Battle Spirits Saga Tournament
6:30 pm
Vanguard
7 pm
Dragon Ball Super
7 pm
Flesh and Blood TCG
6 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Draft
7 pm
MTG FNM Legacy
Special Event Day
WilmingtonNoon
Pokemon League-Style Play
1 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Time Wizard (Edison)
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced format
7 pm
Digimon Card Game
3 pm
Warhammer 40K
6 pm
Warmachine
7 pm
Flesh and Blood TCG
6 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
MTG Draft
7 pm
Battle Spirits Saga Tournament
7 pm
One Piece Tournament
7 pm
MTG Modern
6 pm
MTG Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Draft
2 pm
MTG Pioneer

TOURNAMENT PRIZE STRUCTURES

Moving forward most of our weekly events for all of our games will use these entry fees and prize structures.

Weekday events will be 3 rounds regardless of the number of players.
Weekend events will be 4 rounds as long as 10 or more people enter (otherwise 3 rounds)

We no longer have playoffs for weekly events. Instead, at the end of the tournament, each player gets a prize based on their win – draw – loss record.

This allows us to keep our weekly tournaments short and sweet, while still offering fair prizes regardless of the number of players in attendance. For example, if we run a weekday tournament with 30 players in attendance, we could expect about 4 players to earn the 3 – 0 prize payout, and about 11 players to earn the 2 – 1 prize payout. The event stays only three rounds, and everyone gets to go home at a reasonable hour!

Yu-Gi-Oh! weekly tournaments are the exception, since Konami requires Official Tournament Stores such as ourselves to award booster pack prizes and not store credit.

Weekday Tournaments (except Yugioh) – 3 rounds
Entry: $10 cash / $15 store credit

3 – 0: $40 store credit
2 – 0 – 1: $30 store credit
2 – 1: $20 store credit

Yu-Gi-Oh! Weekday Tournaments – 3 rounds
Entry: $10 cash / $15 store credit

3 – 0: 7 $4 Yugioh packs
2 – 1: 3 $4 Yugioh packs

MTG Drafts – 3 rounds
Entry: $20 cash / $25 store credit

3 – 0: $40 store credit
2 – 0 – 1: $30 store credit
2 – 1: $20 store credit
All other records: 1 Draft booster of current set


Weekend Tournaments (except Yugioh) – 4 rounds
Entry: $10 cash / $15 store credit

4 – 0: $50 store credit
3 – 0 – 1: $37 store credit
3 – 1: $24 store credit
2 – 1 – 1: $16 store credit
2 – 2: $8 store credit

Yu-Gi-Oh! Weekend Tournaments 4 rounds
Entry: $10 cash / $15 store credit

4 – 0: 10x $4 Yugioh packs
3 – 1: 5x $4 Yugioh packs

Alternate Universes Holmes, Blue Bell & Wilmington are now WPN Premium Stores!

We are proud to announce that Alternate Universes Holmes, Blue Bell, and Wilmington have ALL officially been designated WPN Premium Stores!

Thanks to the hard work of our employees and the dedication of our community, all three Alternate Universes locations have officially become WPN Premium stores. 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!

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>>> CLICK HERE TO JOIN OUR DISCORD! <<<

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!