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Meeting Minutes for Nov. 16

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Nov 16, 2021

I.)    Welcome New Faces!

               Rob

               Chris

               Christine

II.)    Old Business

  1. Reviews of Eternals (NO SPOILERS!!!)

1.) Good movie (pacing, visuals, etc.)

2.) Good representation (racial, gender, etc.)

  • D&D Days (Nov. 9); Went pretty well, though only one table running

C.    Other?

III.)    New Business

A.    Smashing Hunger Video Game Day (Nov. 30)

1.) Need volunteers to be at SSC 3245 at 1:30 PM to set up

2.) Could still use more volunteers (games, consoles, etc.)

B.    December Sponsored Movie: Spider Man: No Way Home (12/17); watch for show time announcements

C.    CODCON XXV Updates

1.) Board Game GMs confirmed!

2.) We now have flyers—start spreading the word!

D.    Advisor’s Report: PLEASE Sign up for ENGLI 1156 (Science Fiction Lit)!!!

IV.)    News and Reviews

A.    New Trailers Dropped for

1.    Stranger Things Season 4

2.    Book of Boba Fett

3.    Others?

B.    Upcoming Cons?

               C2E2

               Con+ALT+DLT

               Anime Midwest

               Flashback Weekend

               Polar Vortex (Jan 22-24. 2022)

C.    Other News/Reviews?

               Halo Infinite Multiplayer is out

               GTA definitive edition came out and it was a poor remaster

               New Marvel shows

               New Halo Show

               Star Trek Discovery season 4

               League of Legends Arcane

V.)    After-Business Gaming: Munchkin

Next Meeting: Nov. 16

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in BIC 1429 from 3 – 6 PM.  On the agenda:

  1. Welcome New Faces!
  1. Old Business
  1. Reviews of Eternals (NO SPOILERS!!!)
  2. D&D Days (Nov. 9)
  3. Other?
  1. New Business
  1. Smashing Hunger Video Game Day (Nov. 30)
  2. December Sponsored Movie
    1. Spider Man: No Way Home (12/17)
    1. The Matrix Resurrections (12/24)
    1. The King’s Man (12/24)
  1. CODCON XXV Updates
  2. Advisor’s Report
  1. News and Reviews
  2. New Trailers Dropped for
    1. Stranger Things Season 4
    1. Obi-Wan
    1. Others?
  1. Upcoming Cons?
  2. Other News/Reviews?
  • After-Business Gaming

Meeting Minutes for Nov. 2

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Nov. 2, 2021

I.) Welcome New Faces!

  • Michael
  • Caesar
  • Matthias
  • Tamyira
  • Austin

II.) Old Business:

  1. Reviews of Dune (NO SPOILERS!)

1.) Much like older movies

2.) Cinematography and score was great

3.) Good idea to split it into 2 movies

4.) A bit too great looking

  • Anime & CosPlay Club Halloween Party

1.) It was a lot of fun

2.) Played some games

3.) Saw some old faces

  • Other?

Anime Halloween Convention just north of the Woodfield Mall

III.) New Business:

A.) Eternals Shows

1.) Thursday, Nov. 4: 7:30 PM (arrive no later than 7:15)

2.) Friday, 4:15 PM CANCELLED (no one requested a ticket)

B.) Smashing Hunger Video Game Event: Tuesday, Nov. 30, SSC 3245, 2 – 6 PM

1.) Volunteers needed

2.) Games to run?

C.) CODCON Updates

            1.) Starbucks Lounge secured for Maid Café

            2.) Approved to recruit on-site food vendor

            3.) Event locations determined (mostly)

D.) Advisor’s Report

            1.) She Kills Monsters play at COD (Nov. 4 – 14)

            2.) ENROLL IN ENGLI 1156—SCIENCE FICTION!!!

E.) Other Business?

III.) News & Reviews

  • Sora in Smash; he’s good
  • Update for Animal Crossing
  • New MHA movie, it was decent, pacing was off
  • Doctor Who series 13 started
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Dying Light
  • Taco Bell card game…WHAT?!?
  • Recent Trailer Drops:
    • Book of Boba Fett
    • Morbius Trailer
    • Lightyear
  • Bendy and The Ink Machine
  • Shin Magami Tensei 5
  • Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
  • Guardians of the galaxy game
  • Chris Pratt as Garfield
  • New Mario Party Game
  • Jordorosky’s Dune
  • Wolverine Game

IV.) After-Meeting Gaming (and leftover Halloween candy!): Car Wars and various Video Games

Next Meeting: Nov. 2

Our next club meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 2 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1429.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business:

  1. Reviews of Dune (NO SPOILERS!)
  2. Anime & CosPlay Club Halloween Party
  3. Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) Eternals Shows

1.) Thursday, Nov. 4: 7:30 PM (arrive no later than 7:15)

2.) Friday, 4:15 PM (arrive no later than 4 PM)

B.) Smashing Hunger Video Game Event: Tuesday, Nov. 30, SSC 3245, 2 – 6 PM

1.) Volunteers needed

2.) Games to run?

C.) CODCON Updates

D.) Advisor’s Report

E.) Other Business?

III.) News & Reviews

IV.) After-Meeting Gaming (and leftover Halloween candy!)

Meeting Minutes for Oct. 19

I.) Any New Faces?  Nope

II.) Old Business (if any): Nope

III.) New Business

A.) Dune Sponsored Shows

1.) Thursday has enough people for 7:30–be there by 7:15 (Dani will have tickets)

2.) Friday only has one person so far–Cancelled

B.) Possible Sponsored Movies for November

1.) Eternals (Nov. 5)—WINNER. 

a.) Thursday, Nov. 4: 7:30 PM

b.) Friday, Nov. 5: 4:15 or 5:10 PM

2.) Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Nov. 18)

C.) CODCON XXV Update

                1.) Dates: April 8th -10th

                2.) Can’t use ballroom and have to keep crowds under 75.  A challenge!

D.) Video Game Tourney on Nov. 30?

                1.) Doc will check on availability of Fishbowl

                2.) We’ll need volunteers to contribute equipment (sign up on Nov. 2)

E.) Other Business?

                Paintball?

IV.) News and Review

A.) Movies/TV/Comics

1.) No Time to Die- last Bond film with Daniel Craig.  Pretty good, though long

2.) Squid Game- Critique of capitalism (high body count)

3.) What If…?- one guy said it was terrible

4.) She-Hulk is getting her own show in 2022

B.) Gaming

1.) Sora in Smash

2.) Scott Pilgrim Video Game Remaster

3.) Final Fantasy XIV Online

V.) After-Meeting Gaming

A.) Video Gaming: Mario game for PS II, etc.

B.) Board/Card Games: Munchkin Zombies

Next Meeting: Oct. 19

Our next Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club Meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1429. On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business (if any)

III.) New Business

A.) Dune Sponsored Shows

B.) Possible Sponsored Movies for November

1.) Eternals (Nov. 5)

2.) Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Nov. 19)

C.) CODCON XXV Update

D.) Video Game Tourney on Nov. 30?

E.) Other Business?

IV.) News and Reviews

A.) Movies/TV/Comics

B.) Gaming

V.) After-Meeting Gaming

A.) Video Gaming: Bring consoles, controllers, and games!

B.) Board/Card Games: TBA

Meeting Minutes for Oct. 5

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Oct. 5

I.) Welcome, New Faces!

Kiki from the discord

James from looking for clubs

II.) Old Business:

  1. Venom II Review (NO SPOILERS!)
  1. Better than Venom I
  2. Angry—felt rushed, not developed
  3. Woody Harrelson was great!
  4. Enjoyed it all
  5. D&D Day (9/29)
  1. Twice the amount of people so cut into two groups
  2. October 12th In-service day, so maybe get student life to open doors

III.) New Business:

  1. Dune Showtimes
  1. Thursday 10/21: 7:30pm
  2. Friday 10/22: 4:35pm
  3. Contact Doc by Oct 19 with your showtime choice
  4. CODCON Status?
  1. COD has taken SRC 2000 for COVID testing
  2. Doc meeting with admin to find solutions; more at next club meeting
  3. Officer at Large Election:
  1. A record number of enthusiastic candidates!
  2. Congrats, Colin Rook!

D.) Other?

IV.) News & Reviews

  1. What TV Show should we be watching, and why?
    1. Red Dwarf,
    2. Squid Games,
    3. Duck Tales,
    4. Devil May Cry,
    5. Invincible,
    6. Umbrella Academy,
    7. Star vs the forces of Evil,
    8. Star Wars Visions,
    9. Game of Thrones prequel, 
    10. Firefly,
    11. Power Rangers Netflix edition,
    12. Samuri Senti Shinkenger/Power Rangers Samurai,
    13. Mandalorian
  2. What Book or Comic should we be reading, and why?
    1. Radiant Black,
    2. Watchmen,
    3. Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy,
    4. Komi can’t communicate, 
    5. Horangs Nightmare-webtoon,
    6. Danger Days,
    7. X-men misfits,
    8. Thrawn trilogy,
    9. UltraMan Marvel reboot comic, 
    10. Star Wars Deathtrooper legends,
    11. Dune
  3. What Game should we be playing, and why?
    1. Club Penguin rewritten,
    2. toontown corporate clash,
    3. Hotline Miami,
    4. BioShock,
    5. Delta Rune,
    6. CAH,
    7. Metroid Dread,
    8. Final Fantasy 9,
    9. Omori,
    10. Balder’s Gate,
    11. Knights of the Old Republic,
    12. Resident Evil 4 on VR,
    13. Scott Pilgrim complete edition, 
    14. Call of Duty Ghost,
    15. Charlie Murder,
    16. Halo infinite,
    17. Halo Wars 2.
    18. Valhiem ,
    19. New World,
    20. Jackbox,
    21. Back 4 Blood,
    22. Nickeloden all-star brawl

V.) After Meeting Gaming

A.) Munchkin—Star Munchkin and Marvel Munchkin

B.) Video Game—bring your console/system & games—TV provided

Next Club Meeting: Oct 5

Huzzah! Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1429.  Here’s the agenda:

I.) Welcome, New Faces!

II.) Old Business:

A.) Venom II Review (NO SPOILERS!)

B.) D&D Day (9/29)

III.) New Business:

A.) Dune Show?

B.) CODCON Status?

C.) Officer at Large Election

D.) Other?

IV.) News & Reviews

A.) What TV Show should we be watching, and why?

B.) What Book or Comic should we be reading, and why?

C.) What Game should we be playing, and why?

V.) After Meeting Gaming

A.) Munchkin—what version?  Come find out!

B.) Video Game—bring your console/system & games—TV provided

WE’RE BACK! Next Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 21 in BIC 1429 from 3 – 6 PM.  Our agenda for the day will be:

I.) Welcome New (and Old) Faces!

A.) What We’re About

B.) Rules of Conduct

II.) Club Business

A.) Previous Events

1.) D&D Days

2.) GenCon?

B.) Upcoming Events:

1.) Sponsored Movie Outing(s) for October

a.) Venom II

b.) Dune

2.) Other Possible Activities for Fall?

a.) Galloping Ghost Outing?

b.) Smash Bros. Charity Event in Nov.?

c.) Other Ideas?

C.) Other Business:

1.) Election of Officer at Large

2.) Virtual Student Life Activities Fair

III.) News and Reviews:

A.) Sci-Fi/Fantasy

B.) Gaming

IV.) After-Business Gaming

A.) Video Gaming—Bring Your Own Console & Games

B.) Board/Card Games

Meetings Cancelled

Due to the college’s recent move to address the coronavirus outbreak, our meetings for March 17 and April 7 will be cancelled.  No word yet about our April 21 meeting; stay tuned!

(Obviously, this also means CODCON is cancelled for April 3 – 5.  We’re looking into whether we can reschedule the con for early this summer.  More details will come as we learn them.)