Monthly Archives: February 2019

Next Club Meeting: March 5

Our next Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club meeting will be on Tuesday, March 5 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Faces!

II.) Old Business:

III.) New Business:

A.) Sponsored March Movie—Captain Marvel (3/07 & 3/08)

B.) COD Open House (3/07, 5:30 – 8:00 PM)

C.) Pixel Blast Video Arcade Outing  (3/16, 2 – 6 PM)

D.) D&D Days (3/07, 3 – 7 PM and 3/21, 2 – 6 PM, SSC 3245)

E.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay

2.) Advisor

E.) New Student Orientation Leaders Presentation

IV.) CODCON

A.) Updates

B.) Volunteering

C.) Publicity

D.) Other Stuff

V.) News and Views:

A.) Movie/TV/Game Reviews?

B.) News of Upcoming Stuff?

C.) Trailers?

D.) Other?

VI.) Gaming: TBA

 

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Meeting Minutes for Feb. 19

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 19, 2019

 I.) Greetings to New Attendees!

  • Jake
  • Mike
  • Sofia
  • Jacque
  • Aftab

II.) Old Business:

A.) Winter Laser Quest (2/09): Had fun 2 weeks ago

B.) Student Life Activities Fair (2/13): Overall good, but we needed more at our table

C.) Other? No

III.) New Business:

A.) March Sponsored Movie: Captain Marvel

1.) Thurs., March 7th @7:40pm

2.) Friday, March 8th @4:30pm

B.) D&D Days: Watch for e-mails on possible dates

C.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Club: Head of Hospitality will be speaking

2.) Advisor (submitted after the meeting):

a.) We’ll need volunteers for the Open House on March 7 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM

b.) Pulsara Project?

c.) Fall scholarship applications now being accepted; go to http://www.cod.edu/tuition/financial_aid/scholarships.aspx .

D.) Other?

IV.) CODCON XXIV:

A.)  Events

1.) Icon Gaming coming in with Nintendo Switch game consoles in Atrium

2.) Microsoft will be coming in running Overwatch and Legends

3.) Other events being posted but could still use more!

B.)  Publicity

1.) Snapchat filter

2.) SPREAD THE WORD VIA SOCIAL MEDIA!!!

C.)  Volunteering

1.) Sign-up sheets will be available at the next meeting. If you volunteer, you get the rest of the day free.

             2.) Sign-in Sheets will also be posted through e-mail

V.) News and Views

A.) Movie/TV Reviews

1.) Lego Movie II: Overall a good movie that ends with a good message

2.) How to Train Your Dragon: Good from what we can tell

3.) Star Trek: Discovery: This season is better than last season

4.) Overwatch League Return

5.) Alita Battle Angel: Any reviews?

6.) Other?

B.) News?

            1.) Marvel Netflix completely Cancelled

            2.) Godzilla Trailer

VI.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

 

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 5

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 5, 2019

 I.) Greetings to New Attendees!

George, Sean, Katelyn, Rob

II.) Old Business:

A.) Polar Vortex Gaming Con2019: Well attended, though they’ll be moving off-site henceforth

B.) Winter Game Day: Went well, despite having to end early due to Polar Vortex

C.) Student Life Activities Fair: Rescheduled to Wed., Feb. 13 due to Polar Vortex

D.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) Sponsored Movie: Lego Movie II; Cinemark Seven Bridges, Woodridge

1.) Thursday Evening (2/07): 7:25 PM (Danielle or Leo will have tickets)

2.) Friday Matinee (2/08): 3:20 PM (Doc will have tickets)
3.) We need at least 6 people for each show or we’ll have to cancel that show

B.) Winter Laser Quest: Sat., Feb. 9, 12:15 – 3:00 PM, Laser Quest Downers Grove

1.) Three Games to ourselves and pizza/pop

2.) $20 per person unless we get more than 20 players, then costs go down

3.) You do not need to be a member to participate—bring a friend/sibling/etc.

4.) Need 5 – 6 more people to attend; confirm with Doc ASAP

C.) Renaissance Fair Tickets for Summer 2019

1.) We’ll be ordering 50 of them; they’re good for the entire summer.

2.) $10.00 for members, $15.00 for nonmembers

3.) We’ll probably be going as a group the last weekend of July

D.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Club: Meeting tomorrow @2:30pm in BIC 2465

2.) Advisor:  New club awards coming

E.) Other?

1.) We’ll need helpers for our table at the Activities Fair next Wednesday (SSC Atrium, 10 AM – 1 PM); contact Doc if you can help!

2.) We’re one form away from our free pizza and snacks award from Student Life!

IV.) CODCON XXIV:

A.)  Events

    1. Video Game Room is shaping up; other usual events filling in
    2. Artist Alley is fully booked!
    3. You can still submit an event if you wish through the website!
  1. Publicity
    1. We have flyers you can take to game stores or send to friends
    2. Like our CODCON Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/codconfish) and share it with your friends!  Tell others through other social media you use!

B.)   Other

    1. Finalizing food vendor details
    2. Starting next meeting: Volunteer Sheets!

V.) News and Views

A.) Movie/TV Reviews

1.) SpiderVerse: Considered great Spiderman Movie

2.) Aquaman: Mixed reviews, overall quite good

3.) Dr. Who New Year’s Special: Doc liked it (Daleks!)

4.) January Movies?

a.) Glass: It was an overall good movie.
b.) Dragonball Broly: Enjoyed it

c.) Bumblebee: Good movie (best since ‘80s Transformers)

5.) Other?

a.) The Kid Who Would Be King: Good movie for kids

b.) Lego Villains Video Game: One of the better Lego games.

c.) Kingdom Hearts 3: Really, really good.

d.) Arrowverse Elseworlds: Meh, but good Batwoman and ‘90s Flash

B.) News?

1.) Mortal Kombat XI Reveal

2.) Jumpforce Trailer

3’) Birds of Prey Teaser

4.) Avengers: Endgame trailer

 VI.) After-Meeting Games: Pandemic, Munchkin Treasure, etc.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Feb. 19, BIC 1437, 3:00 – 4:30 PM