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August Club Meeting

Our final summer meeting of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club will be on Tuesday, August 2 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I.) Old Business:

A.) Laser Tag

B.) Other?

II.) New Business

A.) Ren Faire Outing (Sat., Aug. 13)

B.) Upcoming Conventions

1.) C2E2

2.) GenCon

C.) CODCON XXVI Theme

D.) Fall Meetings

III.) News & Reviews

A.) MCU News from SDCC

B.) Other?

IV.) After-Meeting Gaming

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Meeting Minutes for May 3, 2022

I) Any New Faces?  Naryan

II) Old Business:

A.) Open House (April 28): after a late start, it went well

B.) Support for Autismerica: Donated $50 toward new karaoke machine

III) New Business:

A) May Sponsored Movie: Dr. Strange II (Thurs., May 5, 7:35 PM, Cinemark Seven Bridges)

1) Claim Your Ticket!

2) Still a couple left; will be sold back on Thursday

B.) Officer Elections for 2022 – 2023 Academic Year

1) President: Colin

2) VP: Nick

3) Secretary: Danielle

4) Officer at Large: Ryan (RMT)

C.) June Sponsored Movie?

                1) Jurassic Park Dominion (June 10)

                2) Lightyear (June 10)

                3) Since both movies come out the same day, we may let members see either, if there’s enough demand

D) Summer Meetings: First Tuesday of the month

1) June 7th

2) July 5th

3) August 9th

E) Summer Activities

1) Laser X Laser Tag in June?

2) Renaissance Faire (late July/Early Aug.)?

F) News & Reviews

                1) Streets of new Capana–Magic the Gathering

                2) Ryan hates League of legends

                3) Obi-Wan Kenobi premieres May 27 (two episodes)

                4) Overwatch 2 beta

                5) Splatoon 3 in September

                6) DC CW shows are cancelled (Batwoman and Legends of Tomorrow)

                7) Genshin impact delayed

                8) Moon Knight season 2 confirmed

                9) New 40K series

                10) Netflix has option for an ad-based version

                11) Armor Wars delay

                12) Jon Watts quits Fantastic 4

IV) After-Meeting Gaming: Magic and Video Games

Final Meeting for 2021 – 2022!

Our final meeting of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club for the 2021 – 2022 academic year will be on Tuesday, May 3 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I) Any New Faces?

II) Old Business:

A.) Open House (April 28)

B.) Support for Autismerica

III) New Business:

A) May Sponsored Movie: Dr. Strange II (Thurs., May 5, 7:35 PM, Cinemark Seven Bridges)

B.) June Sponsored Movie?

C.) Summer Meetings

D) Summer Activities

1) Laser X Laser Tag in June?

2) Renaissance Faire (late July/Early Aug.)?

E) Officer Elections for 2022 – 2023 Academic Year

F) News & Reviews

IV) After-Meeting Gaming

Meeting Minutes for April 19, 2022

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for April 19, 2022

I.) Welcome New Faces!

                Noah

                Morgan

II.) Old Business

A.) Non-Spoiler TV/Movie Reviews

1) Sonic II: Great; More references to video game

2) Fantastic Beasts III: Alright as a sequel (expect a FB IV)

3) Dr. Who Easter Special: Decent, but low ratings

B.) CODCON: Post-Mortem

1) Attendance and profits less than in 2019, but not by a lot

2) Many liked having everything in one place; need to tweak set-ups

3) Needed more events and better publicity

4) Need to staff with club members only (current and alumni)

5) PayPal/Venmo site a bust; most likely missed payments; NEED CARD READER!

III.) New Business:

A.) May Sponsored Movie: Dr. Strange II (Thurs., May 5, 7:35 PM, Cinemark Seven Bridges): Contact doc at allenj@cod.edu to request a ticket (only 18 available!)

B.) Officer Nominations

                1) President: Colin or John R.

                2) VP: Nick

                3) Sec: Danielle

                4) Officer at Large: Ryan

C.) News and Reviews

                1) Xenoblade Chronicles 3

                2) Thor: Love and Thunder trailer out now (comes out July 10)

                3) New 40K stuff released

D.) D&D Days: Shift to every Monday from 2 – 6 PM, starting Fall semester (will need to check room availability)

IV.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin and Magic

Next Meeting: April 19

The next meeting of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club will be on Tuesday, April 19 in BIC 1437 from 3 – 6 PM.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Faces!

II.) Old Business

A.) Non-Spoiler Movie Reviews

1.) Sonic II

2.) Fantastic Beasts III

B.) CODCON: Post Mortem

III.) New Business:

A.) May Sponsored Movie: Dr. Strange II (Thurs., May 5, 7:35 PM, Cinemark Seven Bridges)

B.) Officer Nominations

C.) News and Reviews

IV.) After-Business Gaming

Next Meeting: April 5

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

  1. Welcome New Faces/Guests
  1. Old Business
  2. Morbius
  3. Other?
  1. New Business
  2. CODCON
  1. Updates
  2. Training
  3. News & Reviews
  1. After-Business Gaming

Meeting Minutes for March 15

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for March 15, 2022

I.) New Faces: Logan (Welcome!)

II.) Old Business?

A.) The Batman

1.) Steve has a lot of mixed feelings

2.) Everyone has their own opinion on whoever the best Batman is (not Clooney!)

3.) Very dark!

4.) Really solid movie

B.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) April Sponsored Movie:  Morbius (March 31; watch Discord/e-mail for details on showtime)

B.) CODCON

1.) Updates

a.) Pizza Vendor almost set!

b.) DePaul E-Sports will be running Smash Tourneys

c.) Guests won’t need to wear masks

2.) Publicity: Still need to get the word out!

a.) Flyers (get them from outside Doc’s office and take them to game stores!)

b.) Use Social Media!

3.) VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!!! Go to Discord to access sign-up sheets (under “Codcon” channel)

C.) Brief News & Reviews

                1.) Persona 4 fighting game rerelease

                2.) Several DC movies have been delayed (Flash, Aquaman, etc.)

                3.) Kenobi trailer dropped; comes out on May 25

                4.) Monster Hunter Rise

                5.) Advanced Wars delayed

IV.) Kahoot Trivia Contest!

V.) After-Business Gaming

Meeting Minutes for March 1

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, March 1

I.) Any New Faces? Welcome, Charlie!

II.) Old Business:

A.) Activities Fair: Pretty good; lower traffic than usual, due to location

B.) Other? Nah, we good

III.) New Business:

A.) March Sponsored Movie: The Batman (Thursday, March 3, 7:30 PM, Seven Bridges Theater): Tickets have been distributed!  Enjoy!

B.) Other March Activities? Possibilities include:

1.) Galloping Ghost Arcade ($10 for paid members)

2.) Laser Tag

a.) Main Event (Cantera)

b.) Lazer X? (Addison)

i.) Only $25 a player (3 games + Pizza/pop)

ii.) Booked until mid-April; consider as a summer activity?

3.) No decision reached; revisit at next meeting?

IV.) CODCON

  1. Updates

1.) No response from 501st

2.) Volunteers from GDC helping organize Video Game Room (inc. Smash tournaments)

3.) AMTGARD returning!

4.) Hotel rooms arranged

a.) Inn at Water’s Edge (on campus) –$115 a night

b.) Lombard/Downers Grove Crown Plaza (Glen Ellyn): $99 a night

  • Publicity

1.) We need you guys to advertise!

2.) Take flyers to game and comic book stores—see Doc for list and flyers

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

1.) No CODCON, No Movies or anything

2.) If you volunteer, you get to go for free for that day

V.) News & Reviews

  • Risk of Reign 2
  • Pokemon gen 9
  • Eldden Ring, pretty fun
  • Professor X is in Doctor Strange
  • Gotham Knights trailer
  • Fantastic Beasts trailer
  • Morbius Trailer
  • KOTOR remaster

VI.) After-Business Gaming

Next Meeting: March 1

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 1 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business:

A.) Activities Fair

B.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) March Sponsored Movie: The Batman (Thursday, March 3, 7:30 PM, Seven Bridges Theater)

B.) Other March Activities?

1.) Galloping Ghost Arcade ($10 for paid members)

2.) Laser Tag (cost?)

a.) Main Event (Cantera)

b.) Lazer X (Addison)

3.) Paint Ball

IV.) CODCON

A.) Updates

B.) Publicity

C.) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

V.) News & Reviews

VI.) After-Business Gaming

Next Meeting: Feb 15

Our next Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 15 from 3 – 6 PM in BIC 1437 (note room change).  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business

III.) New Business:

A.) Student Life Activities Fair: Wed., Feb. 16, 10 AM – 2 PM (Volunteers Needed!)

B.) Sponsored Movies?

1.) February Movie: Unearthed (Thursday, Feb. 17, 8:30 PM)

2.) March Movie: The Batman (Thursday, March 3, 7:30 PM)

C.) CODCON XXV

1.) Updates

2.) Volunteers Needed!

D.) Other Business

1.) Gaming Outing in March?

2.) Other?

IV.) New and Reviews

A.) Reviews

1.) Book of Boba Fett

2.) Spider-Man: No Way Home

3.) Others?

B.) News?

V.) After-Business Gaming