Monthly Archives: April 2016

Last Meeting of the Semester!

Yes, it’s our last meeting of the academic year!  For getting Bronze Level, we get the “Goodies Cart”—FREE TREATS!!!  On the agenda, as we close out this year and look ahead, include:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Huntsman: Winter’s War

2.) Ratchet and Clank

3.) Season finales

B.) Other Stuff?

1.) New Games?

2.) New Companion announced for Dr. Who!

3.) Other

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies:

1.) Captain America: Civil War:

a.) Tickets for Thursday show (May 5, 7:50 PM)

b.) Friday show

2.) X-Men: Apocalypse

B.) Upcoming Summer Events:

1.) Laser Quest in July?

2.) Ren Faire in July or August?

3.) Gen Con?

4.) Other Possible Events?

C.) Other Stuff

1.) ACEN (5/20)

2.) Other Cons?

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Outreach

D.) Downer’s Sand Bar

E.) Special Guest

F.) Summer Meetings

                G.) Officer Elections for 2016 – 2017

H.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf and Munchkin Marvel (New!)

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Meeting Minutes: April 19

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces or Birthdays?

A.) New people? No. 

B.) Birthdays? Brody!

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

1.) Supergirl Finale?

2.) Jungle Book – Christopher Walken. ‘Nuff. Said.

B.) Gaming?  Not really

 

III.) CODCON XXI Post Mortem

A.) By the numbers:

1.) Slightly less money than last year, but still good.

2.) Best attendance numbers ever—just over 400!

B.) What went well:

1.) The Nintendo and Sony reps loved us.

2.) Much more professional/organized

3.) Artists more successful

C.) What didn’t go as well:

1.) The dice bags killed us

2.) Signage needs work

3.) Treasure Hunt not as successful as hoped

4.) Getting crowded!

D.) Suggestions for next year:

1.) Hoard singles

2.) Consult TJ about signage

3.) Buy more [250] dice

4.) Website overhaul

5.) Overnight parking?

 

IV.) Upcoming Events:

A.) May Sponsored Movies:

1.)  Captain America: Civil War – Thursday (5/05) time: 7:50 PM; Friday: TBA

2.) X-Men Apocalypse (5/26/27): TBA

B.) Officer Nominations for 2016 – 2017

1.) President – Alyssa

2.) Veep – Justin, Lisa, Shannon, Jess

3.) Secretary – Brody

4.) Officer-@-Large – Shannon, Joel, Jess

5.) Social Media – Shannon, Jess

C.) Other?

                       

V.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

1.) Maid cafe went over great

2.) Karaoke night may return next year.

3.) Want to schedule more card/board games in Maid Café

4.) Will be electing new chair (co-chairs?) soon

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) We dropped the ball on the whole Shakespeare event, but can attend SCA event on Wed.

2.) We earned Bronze level—get a “Goodies Cart” at next meeting!

3.) Consider volunteering for Commencement?

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

1.) The bidding war over rights to a live-action Pokemon movie

2.) Doctor Strange trailer!

3.) Suicide Squad trailer!

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Firefly Flux, and Munchkin Steampunk

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, May 6, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630 (LAST MEETING OF THE YEAR)

 

Next Club Meeting: April 19

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 19 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Gaming?

 

III.) CODCON XXI Post Mortem

A.) By the numbers

B.) What went well

C.) What didn’t go as well

D.) Suggestions for next year

 

IV.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Officer Nominations for 2016 – 2017

C.) Other?

 

V.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf and Munchkin

COME ON DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE TO CODCON!

CODCON XXI: “Down the Rabbit Hole” opens today at 6 PM!  COME ON DOWN!  For details, go to http://www.codcon.com.

Meeting Minutes for April 5

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes: April 5, 2016

 

I.) New Faces?

  • Dan: Came to past CODCONs
  • Rian

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Superman vs Batman – Not well reviewed.

B.) Other Movies/TV

1.) Supergirl/Flash Crossover – Not bad! Lots of fun

2.) Dr. Who spinoff news – sounds promising!

C.) Spring Open House – Went well! We ran out of fliers!!!

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) April Sponsored Movie Choice – None (save for extra movie in May)

B.) Anything Else?

 

IV.) CODCON XXI:

A.) Volunteer Training: Need to fill in Staff Slots!

B.) ALL HANDS ON DECK, ESPECIALLY FOR FRI SET-UP @ 3:00PM & SUN CLEAN-UP @ 3:00PM

C.) Publicity: DON’T STOP NOW!!!  Keep sharing on Social Media!

D.) Popcorn Wednesday: Alyssa, Sandra, and Shannon will cover it, but welcome others to drop by and help!

E.) Other Details:

1.) Dice Bags will be delivered on Friday

2.) Pipe and Drape will show up at 3 PM Friday

 

V.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Group Report: None

B.) Advisor Report: We made Bronze Status—we get a visit from the Goodies Cart!

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 

VI.) After-Meeting Game: Werewolf

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, April 19 in BIC 1630 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM