Monthly Archives: October 2015

Next Club Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 3

That’s right—two weeks in a row! Our next meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) CosPlay Halloween Party
B.) Consideration of Hosting Monthly Saturday Gaming Events?
C.) Anything Else?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) The Psychology of Video Games Interclub Event (Wed., Nov. 4, SSC 3245, 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
B.) MagicQuest (Sat., Nov. 7, 1 – 3 PM)
C.) WindyCon (Yorktown Westin, Nov. 13 – 15)
D.) COD Cares Game Day (Sat., Nov. 21, 10 AM – 2 PM, SSC 3245)
E.) Sponsored Movie: Victor Frankenstein (Nov. 26/27)
F.) Stuffed COWS/Wolfcon (Nov. 27 – 29)
1.) Uber-Epic Munchkin Tourney
2.) Magic Event—Draxtar Games
G.) Star Wars Tickets: LAST CALL!

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) CosPlay Report
B.) Advisor’s Report
C.) Other Stuff/Gossip/Rants

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

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Meeting Minutes: Oct. 27

Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, October 27, 2015

I.) Any New Faces?
Joel: Shannon
Lucas: Shannon

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies
1.) The Martian: Excellent!!! (We’re going to science the shit outta this)
2.) Monty Python & the Holy Grail: Was not a Quote-Along, it was a Sing-Along
3.) The Witch Hunter: Exactly what you’d expect
4.) Others?
a.) Jem and the Holograms: Just no.
b.) No others

B.) TV Shows?
1.) Supergirl: It was alright. Eh. Buff Jimmy Olsen. ♥
2.) Doctor Who: Sunglasses. ‘Nuff said.
3.) Jessica Jones: November 20th
4.) Ruby: Rooster Teeth
5.) Star Wars Rebels: Returns
6.) Bones/Sleepy Hollow crossover!
C.) Other Events?
1.) Homecoming? Yes. It was cold. We lost. Go COD!
2.) COD Cares? Nope. Next time!

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) November Sponsored Movie: Victor Frankenstein (11/27); show times to come
B.) STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (at Cinemark Seven Bridges)
1.) Thursday, 12/17 at 7:40 PM
2.) Friday, 12/18 at 5:20 PM
3.) Contact Doc by Nov. 3 to claim a ticket!
C.) MagicQuest (Sat., 11/07 1-3): Still room for more!
D.) COD Cares GameDay (Sat. 11/21, 10 AM – 2 PM): Need kid headcount and GM volunteers
E.) Stuffed C.O.W.S./Wolfcon (11/27 – 29): Details to follow on Uber Epic Munchkin Tourney
F.) Other Stuff: Interest in running monthly Saturday Video Game events, starting in Dec.?

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) CosPlay Group–Halloween Party on 10/28 (2:30 – 4:30) Room BIC 2818
1.) Pizza will be provided. But bring extra food
2.) *Costumes are appreciated!*
B.) Advisor’s Report
1.) Star Wars Day in Bookstore on Wednesday (10/28)
2.) Phi Theta Kappa Survey?
B.) CODCON Updates: Please like the CODCON Facebook page; share it on your FB page and post it to your friends and others—help spread the word through social media!
D.) Inter-Club Activities: The Psychology of Gaming!!! (Wed 11/4, 2:30-4:00) SSC 3245. Please attend and eat the food we paid a lot for!
E.) News, Comments, Rants, and Gossip
1.) A Series of Unfortunate Events director announced
2.) Next month is National Write Month (NaNoWriMo)

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Nov. 3 in BIC 1630 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Psychology of Video Games Presentation

Video games—are they as harmful and addictive as some might claim, or can they have significant benefits for those who play them? These questions and others will be addressed by Dr. Patrick O’Connor in his interactive presentation “The Psychology of Video Games” on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in SSC 3245. Refreshments will also be served.

This event is co-sponsored by the Game Development Club, the Mental Health Awareness Team, Psi Beta, and the Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Club. For more information, please contact James Allen at allenj@cod.edu.

Next Club Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 27

Since next Tuesday is an In-Service Day (and thus no class that day), our next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 27 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies

1.) The Martian

2.) Monty Python & the Holy Grail

3.) The Witch Hunter

4.) Others?

B.) TV Shows?

C.) Other Events?

1.) Homecoming?

2.) COD Cares?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) November Movies

1.) Hunger Games–Mockingjay, pt. 2 (11/20)

2.) Victor Frankenstein (11/27)

3.) Other?

B.) MagicQuest (Sat., 11/07)

C.) COD Cares GameDay (Sat. 11/21, 10 AM – 2 PM)

D.) Stuffed C.O.W.S./Wolfcon (11/27 – 29)

E.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Stuff

A.) CosPlay Group–Halloween Party on 11/28 (2:30 – 4:30)

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) CODCON Updates

D.) Inter-Club Activities

E.) News, Comments, Rants, and Gossip

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

Meeting Minutes for Oct. 6

Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Club Meeting Minutes

October 6, 2015

I.) Welcome new faces!

Monica – heard from Alyssa

Ashely- Orientation

II.) Past Events:

A.) Movies

1.)    Hotel Transylvania II- ridiculously adorable

2.)    The Martian- It was REALLY good. Matt Damien is really funny.

3.)    Man from UNCLE- Good, not great; many sexual jokes, dry humor.

B.) Television

1.)    Dr. Who- Sonic Sunglasses -_- Besides that, very good. Love Missy!

2.)    Gotham- Young Joker is really great, needs to grow up and play the Joker!

3.)    Agents of SHIELD – Varied opinions. Don’t like the Inhumans aspect.

4.)    Once Upon a Time- Better than last season. One moment just way too Disney, even for this show.

5.)    Limitless- based on Limitless. Guy takes a pill to increase mental capacity. Not so good at this point

6.)    Blindspot- So far disappointing

C.) Open House- Lot of people interested but most were still in high schools. We stole a table so we had 2!

D.) Game Day- Fun was had by all!

E.) Laps for the Chaps- We were featured on the Courier TV. People had fun and we definitely came in last! Good job, team!

F.) Conception 2015: 110-125 attendees. Pathfinder was fairly unorganized. New virtual reality game called Artimis. People enjoyed it but never let TJ run the helm. The guy running this wants to bring it to CODCon

G.) Game Day at Itasca Library- Lots of fun. Very vicious game of Munchkin.

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.)    40th Anniversary of Monty Python & the Holy Grail: Wed., Oct. 14, 7:30 PM, Seven Bridges- Not sponsoring, people can go see it together if they want.

2.)    The Witch Hunter- Once again, not sponsoring, but people can still see it together.

3.)    Supergirl

4.)    Legends of Tomorrow- Coming out 2016

5.)    Lucifer- Lucifer stops wanting to rule hell and teams up with a cop?

B.) MagicQuest at Adventure Realm: Sat., Oct. 24, 12 – 3 PM? LARP combined with Laser Quest. This is a tentative date. Looking for a minimum of 10 people wanting and able to play.

C.) Next weekend is Homecoming! Bubble Soccer is on October 17th. Sign up on ChapLife!

  1. IV)Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report- No one here! Didn’t do as well at the bake sale as hoping. “Not failing miserably”

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.)    Next Monday, Walking Dead Psychology book signing. Flyer does not say how much the book is, but it is around $9 on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

2.)    Tuesday the 13th is Day of Action and Fall Pumpkin Party. They’re looking to collect old video games and consoles in good condition. Goes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3.)    COD Cares game day. We have settled on November 21st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

4.)    The next sponsored con is Stuffed COWS/WolfCon. Two cons (possibly 3), one gaming weekend!

C.) Inter-Club Activities

1.)    Psychology of Games. Met up with the other groups, it was interesting. We will be helping with promotion and completely taking care of catering. Other clubs in charge of promotion, popcorn Wednesday, and renting a popcorn machine for the day. The cost of renting the room will be divided between clubs. Another meeting will happen the week before the event.

2.)    Philosophy Club invited us to come to their Oct. 20 event—discussing The Matrix.

D.) CODCON

1.)    Still very early, but time to start advertising!

2.)    Consider whether you’d like to run an event.

E.) Random Rants and Gossip

1.)    Wednesday the 28th from 11-1 p.m. there’s a Halloween party by Alter Ego with a costume contest and a Cosplay costume party 2:30-4:30 p.m. in BIC 2818.

2.)    Open Mic every Wednesday 12-2 p.m.

V.) After-Meeting Games: Car Wars