Holmes Store

Close Front Welcome to Alternate Universes!Holmes Store Hours

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

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

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Directions to our stores

 

DBS Saiyan Showdown Pre-Sale and SEALED Tournament – October 30th at Alternate Universes

DBS Card Game Saiyan Showdown Prerelease at Alternate Universes

DBS Card Game Saiyan Showdown Pre-Sale Events – Oct. 29th—Nov. 4th

We’re holding Dragon Ball Super Card Game Saiyan Showdown Pre-Sales from October 29th—November 4th! During the Pre-Sale, you can buy booster boxes of Saiyan Showdown before the official release on November 5th! The Pre-Sale is going on at all 3 stores!

Each box purchased during the Pre-Sale comes with a Saiyan Showdown Pre-Release Pack along with a Super Rare (SR) or Special Rare (SPR) box topper card!


DBS Card Game Saiyan Showdown SEALED Pre-release Tournament – Oct. 30th at AU Blue Bell

On Saturday, October 30th we’re holding a Saiyan Showdown SEALED Pre-release tournament at AU Blue Bell! This tournament is being held alongside the Pre-Sale event, meaning don’t need to play in the tournament to buy a Saiyan Showdown booster box!

Entry: $35
Each player gets 6 packs of Saiyan Showdown to use to build a deck and play for 4 rounds! Saiyan Showdown booster pack prizes will be awarded based on win/loss record.

Start time: 2 PM

Participation Promos, Prerelease Packs, and Prize Promos will be given out while supplies last!

PRIZES
4 – 0: 10 Saiyan Showdown packs
3 – 1: 5 Saiyan Showdown packs
2 – 2: 2 Saiyan Showdown packs
All other records get 1 Saiyan Showdown pack

Yugioh Burst of Destiny Sneak Peeks – October 30th & 31st

Yugioh Burst of Destiny Sneak Peeks at Alternate Universes

Yu-Gi-Oh Burst of Destiny Premiere! Sneak Peek Events
Saturday, October 30th at all three stores, plus October 31st at AU Blue Bell!

A Yu-Gi-Oh Premiere! Event AKA Sneak Peek is a casual event where you can buy packs and boxes of Burst of Destiny before the official release! If you buy 5 or more packs of Burst of Destiny, you get the Premiere! Field Center card (while supplies last), and entry into our Premiere! Playmat and Ultra Rare promo giveaways! The Sneak Peek runs all day from open to close.

We’re also holding a Sneak Peek tournament at each store during the event! You don’t have to enter the tournament to participate in the Sneak Peek. Burst of Destiny cards are legal during the tournament!

 

Tournament entry: $10
Each player gets 2 OTS Packs for entering

AU Holmes
Sat. October 30th
1:00 PM

AU Blue Bell
Sat. October 30th + Sun. October 31st
1:00 PM

AU Wilmington
Sat. October 30th
2:00 PM

Format: Advanced Constructed, Swiss, 4 rounds (or 3 rounds depending on attendance), no Top Cut
Burst of Destiny cards are legal during the tournament.

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

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

Yugioh Burst of Destiny Ultra Rare Promo, Playmat, and Field Center Card

MTG Midnight Hunt is Out Now at Alternate Universes

MTG Midnight Hunt is out now at Alternate Universes!

MTG Innistrad: Midnight Hunt is out now at Alternate Universes!
Stop by your local AU to pick up sealed product and singles today!

Sink your teeth into Innistrad: Midnight Hunt’s gothic themes with horror-inspired mechanics: Daybound/Nightbound, Coven, Disturb, and Decayed!

Try out Set Boosters! Unlike Draft Boosters, Set Boosters are designed for a more fun pack opening experience!
Each Set Booster contains 12 cards: 1–4 Rares and/or Mythic Rares, 2–7 Uncommons, 3–8 Commons, and 1 Eternal Night Full-Art Basic Land card. One non–Art Card and non–Land card of any rarity is guaranteed to be foil! A foil-stamped Signature Art Card replaces the Art Card in 5% of Set Boosters, and a card from The List replaces the token or ad card in 25% of Set Boosters.

We have Midnight Hunt singles in stock right now! We’ve got Midnight Hunt case cards, plus binders stocked with Midnight Hunt Commons, Uncommons, and Rares!

We’re always buying cards! Bring in cards to trade in anytime! We’d love to take a look!

Set Booster Pack – $5.50 // Box $119.99

Draft Booster Pack – $4.25 // Box $119.99

Collector Booster Pack – $24.99 // Box $274.99

Bundle – $39.99
(Midnight Hunt bundles include glow-in-the-dark spindown counters!)

Commander Deck – $39.99

In-Store Play Returns June 7th – New Hours, New Schedule, New Tournaments!

Alternate

We’re officially re-opening our play areas starting Monday, June 7th!

Alternate Universes is officially re-opening in-store play starting MONDAY, JUNE 7th! Come to one of our stores, sit at a table, 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!

Each store is also getting updated hours, a new weekly event schedule, and a new, unified prize structure for ALL of our weekly tournaments.


NEW STORE HOURS

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

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

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


NEW WEEKLY EVENT SCHEDULE

WEEKLY EVENTSSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Holmes1 pm
Digimon
2 pm
Vanguard
6 pm
D&D Night
7 pm
Board Game Night
6 pm
MTG Casual Commander
6 pm
Warhammer 40K
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!
6 pm
MTG Casual Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Modern
1 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!
Blue Bell12:30 pm
Pokemon League-Style Play
1 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!
6 pm
Warhammer 40K (Basement)
6 pm
MTG Casual Commander
7 pm
MTG Modern Mondays (uses Weekend Tournament structure)
6:30 pm
MTG Standard & MTG Casual Commander
7 pm
Digimon
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!
6:30 pm
Vanguard
7 pm
Dragon Ball Super
6 pm
MTG Casual Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Draft
7 pm
MTG FNM Legacy
Special Event Day
WilmingtonNoon
Pokemon League-Style Play
7 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!
6 pm
Warhammer 40K
7 pm
MTG Standard
6 pm
MTG Casual Commander
7 pm
MTG Draft
6 pm
Board Game Night
7 pm
MTG Modern
6 pm
MTG Casual
Commander
7 pm
MTG FNM Draft
1 pm
Digimon

NEW 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)

There will no longer be playoffs/Top Cuts for any weekly events. Instead, at the end of the tournament, each player will get a prize based on their win/draw/loss record.

Weekday Magic, Digimon, Cardfight Vanguard & Pokemon Tournaments (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 – 0: 7 $4 Yugioh packs
2 – 1: 3 $4 Yugioh packs

MTG Drafts will use the Weekday prize structure, but entry will be $20 cash / $25 store credit instead


Weekend Magic, Digimon, Cardfight Vanguard & Pokemon Tournaments (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 – 0: 10x $4 Yugioh packs
3 – 1: 5x $4 Yugioh packs

MTG Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 at Alternate Universes

MTG Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 at Alternate Universes

MTG Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 is available now at Alternate Universes

Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 contains 10 borderless full-art foil Pathway lands from Zendikar Rising and Kaldheim. Each of the six Zendikar Rising Pathway lands features art from the Plane of Kaldheim, while each of the four Kaldheim Pathway lands features art from the Plane of Zendikar.

Each card features brand new art from ten of Magic’s most beloved artists: Paul Scott Canavan, Alayna Danner, Piotr Dura, Grady Frederick, Donato Giancola, Yeong-Hao Han, Adam Paquette, Lucas Staniec, Jokubas Uogintas, and Johannes Voss.

Pick up Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2 from your local Alternate Universes today for $119.99!