Monthly Archives: November 2015

Next Meeting: Tuesday, Dec. 1

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies/TV
1.) Hunger Games—Mockingjay, pt. II (11/20)
2.) Victor Frankenstein (11/25)
3.) Others?
B.) Big Buddies/Little Buddies (11/21)
C.) Stuffed COWS/Wolfcon (1/27 – 29)
D.) Chicago TARDIS (11/27 – 29)
E.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Star Wars (Dec. 17/18)
B.) Winter Laser Quest (Jan. 16)
C.) Jan/Feb Movies
D.) Holiday Party (w/ CosPlay Group) (Dec. 16, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 2818)?
E.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Business:
A.) Nominations for Social Media Director position
B.) CosPlay Group Report
C.) Advisor’s Report
D.) Inter-Club Efforts/Activities
E.) CODCON
F.) News/Gossip/Rants/Etc.

V.) After-Meeting Game: TBA

Nov. 17 Meeting Minutes

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes
Nov. 17, 2015

I.) New Faces?
Jacob – Thanks to Alyssa

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Psych of Video Games Presentation – AMAZING turnout, less amazing… realism in the quantity of our food order.
B.) Magicquest/Laser Tag – Very fun / Refreshingly different
C.) Star Wars Tickets – If you got one, great! If not,… too bad… (or maybe come talk to us.)
D.) Other Stuff
1.) Fallout 4 released—thousands lose all track of time
2.) More Star Wars trailers released

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) COD Cares– Big Buddies/Little Buddies (Sat., Nov. 21, SSC 3245, 10 AM – 2 PM; 9 adults, four 13yr-olds, three 11yr-olds, a 10yr-old, & two 9yr-olds.
B.) Victor Frankenstein (Nov. 25): Wait another week; otherwise, no November movie
C.) Stuffed C.O.W.S./Wolfcon (Nov. 27 – 29, SRC 2000)
1.) Draxtar Magic Tournament (Sat., 11/28, 1 – 6 PM): PLUG PLUG PLUG PLUG PLUG PLUG PLUG! Spread the word through social media! Pass out flyers!
2.) More heads at the door means more money for the club, which means more money for club events like movies, laser tag, and other outings!
3.) Uber-Epic Munchkin (Sun., 11/29, 12 – 6 PM)
D.) Chicago TARDIS (11/27 – 29, Lombard) – http://chicagotardis.com/traken/?page_id=38
E.) Battlefront III released TODAY!
F.) JESSICA JONES!!! (11/20) Has been receiving MAJOR praise!

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) Officer Changes:
1.) TJ is no longer able to serve as Officer-at-Large – the duties will be picked up by Sandra, our current Social Media Coordinator.
2.) At Dec. 15 meeting, we will hold an election for someone to fill Social Media Coordinator position for Spring Semester
B.) CosPlay Report: Costumes made of metal! AWESOME!
C.) Advisor’s Report:
1.) DOC ALLEN’S SCI-FI LIT CLASS NEEDS TO GET SEATS FILLED. Please consider enrolling
2.) Also consider: Decision 2016—Learning Community combining ENGLI 1102 with POL SCI 1101
D.) CoDCON
1.) Secretarial Showerthought: CoDCON XXI, themed around both The Matrix & Alice in Wonderland, will happen 2 months after the new Alice in Wonderland follow-up movie.
2.) Start spreading the word through social media (share on Facebook, etc.)
E.) Inter-Club Activities:
1.) Historical Reenactment Club?
2.) Support Page Turners’ Club Book Drive
F.) News/Gossip/Rants
1.) 11/12 Nintendo Direct
a.) FROM THE WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY VII, CLOUD IS GOING TO BE A FIGHTER IN SUPER SMASH BROTHERS 4
b.) Twilight Princess HD is coming to Wii U, available on March 4, 2016; also, new footage of Hyrule Warriors 3DS.
c.) The next Zelda game we had previously been shown footage of is confirmed to be on Wii U, and release in 2016.
d.) Star Fox Zero release date now March; also, other various tidbits.
2.) Honest Trailer for Original Star Wars movie released

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Sentinels, and other stuff.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, BIC 1630, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Stuffed C.O.W.S./Wolfcon 2015

It’s two cons in one! We have Cold Iron running RPGA events for Stuffed C.O.W.S. on one side, with Wolfcon running a variety of events (rpgs, board games, tourneys, etc.) on the other. Plus a Magic Standard Format tourney from Draxtar Games, and of course, UBER EPIC MUNCHKIN on Sunday! For details, fees, and to register for Stuffed COWS, go to http://coldiron.roseocon.net/index.php. For details on Wolfcon, go to http://www.wolfcon.com.

The cons are located in SRC 2000 at College of DuPage and run:

Friday, Nov. 27: 9 AM – 11 PM

Saturday, Nov. 28: 8 AM – 11 PM

Sunday, Nov. 29: 8 AM – 6 PM

Hope to see you there!

Magic Tournament

STUFFED C.O.W.S.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28 – 1:00 PM
MAGIC THE GATHERING

Standard Format Tournament:
• $5.00 Entry fee
• Limited to 24 participants
• Top 3 payout
• Door prizes for all participants
• DCI Sanctioned event
• Staffing and prize support provided by Draxtar Games

Located at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn
Room Number: SRC 1004
For more details, contact Draxtar Games at (630) 454-4585

Next Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 17

Our next Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Club meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 17 in BIC 1630 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM. On the agenda:

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Psych of Video Games Presentation
B.) MagicQuest/Laser Tag
C.) Star Wars Tickets
D.) Other Stuff
1.) Fallout 4
2.) Saturday Gaming?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) COD Cares– Big Buddies/Little Buddies (Sat., Nov. 21, SSC 3245, 10 AM – 2 PM)
B.) Victor Frankenstein (Nov. 25)
C.) Stuffed C.O.W.S./Wolfcon (Nov. 27 – 29, SRC 2000)
1.) Draxtar Magic Tournament (Sat., 11/28, 1 – 6 PM)
2.) Uber-Epic Munchkin (Sun., 11/29, 12 – 6 PM)
D.) Chicago TARDIS (11/27 – 29, Lombard)
E.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) Officer Changes
B.) CosPlay Report
C.) Advisor’s Report
D.) CODCON
E.) Inter-Club Activities
F.) News/Gossip/Rants

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Sentinels, and other stuff.

Hope to see you there!

Meeting Minutes from Nov. 3

Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, Nov. 3

I.) New Faces?
John (Cena?) – Friend of Alyssa
Klaudia – Brought here by Gaby

II.) Previous Events:
A.) CosPlay Halloween Party – Very well attended. Much fun.
B.) Hosting Monthly Saturday Gaming Events: Who’s willing to help organize such a project? We’d need folks to donate consoles. Could also run board/card games (maybe even an RPG or other event).
C.) Student Life Halloween Party – Fun? Katherine and TJ say “Yes”.

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) The Psychology of Video Games Interclub Event (Wed., Nov. 4, SSC 3245, 2:30 – 4:00 PM)
Be there! Support the club! Eat food! Support the budding support we may be starting to get from other clubs! (Esp. helpful if you can get there by 1:30)
B.) MagicQuest (Sat., Nov. 7, 1 – 3 PM): Still room for more participants! Contact Doc by Friday if you’d still like to go. Only $5 to attend for 90 minutes of MagicQuest and a game of Laser Tag (plus pizza)!
C.) TPK Gaming’s Game Day (866 Roosevelt Rd.; Thurs., Nov. 5, 7pm): Come out and make some Bad Decisions (Former club pres. Ian’s cool card game).
D.) WindyCon (Yorktown Westin, Nov. 13 – 15)
E.) COD Cares Game Day (Sat., Nov. 21, 10 AM – 2 PM, SSC 3245)
Ideas: (Brody – Sentinels of the Multiverse) (Name – Game) (Name – Game). We need players and GMs to help train the next generation of nerds!
F.) Sponsored Movie: Victor Frankenstein (Nov. 26/27): Showtimes TBA at next meeting
G.) Stuffed COWS/Wolfcon (Nov. 27 – 29)
1.) Uber-Epic Munchkin Tourney: Sunday from 12 – 6 PM.
2.) Magic Event—Draxtar Games: Standard Format, Sat. 1 – 4 PM. Tell ALL your Magic playing friends, wherever they may be (other colleges, high schools, etc.)!
H.) Star Wars Tickets: LAST CALL!: The tickets have been purchased! If you snoozed, then the Force was not with you! : (

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) CosPlay Report: See above for Halloween Party
B.) Advisor’s Report: Sign up for Doc’s ENGLI 1156 Science Fiction Lit course for Spring semester! T/TH 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM.
C.) Other Stuff/Gossip/Rants: Lots of stuff, including a Metroid live-action short.

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630