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Meeting Minutres for Feb. 21

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 21

I.) Any New Faces?

  • Ian – CoD website
  • Daniel – Club Fair

II.) Previous Business:

A.) Movies/TV:

          1.) Lego Batman: Everything was awesome. Scraping the bottom of the barrel, & yet served it up on a silver platter – and we loved it for it!

          2.) The Great Wall: Visually cool, but Matt Damon’s white-ness was… distracting.

B.) Other Stuff: Nada

III.) Upcoming Business:

     A.) March Sponsored Movie: *Logan*:

          1.) Thursday, March 2nd = 7:15 PM—arrive at theater no later than 6:30 PM

          2.) Friday, March 3rd = 4:40 PM—arrive at the theater no later than 4:15 PM

     B.) Retro Game Day: Friday, March 3rd, 1-5pm, SSC 3245; We need GMs, consoles, board games, etc., as well as players! PLEASE ATTEND!!!

     C.) AI Symposium: Monday, March 13th, SRC 2000; We are co-hosting a seminar on A.I. with Psi Beta, Philosophy Club, and Engineering/Tech Club—please try to attend!

     D.) Pulsera Project: See Alyssa to buy a bracelet by Feb. 27.

     E.) Other Upcoming Stuff: Nintendo Switch HYPE!!!

IV.) CODCON

     A.) Publicity:

          1.) HELP WANTED! EVERY ATTENDEE HELPS PAY FOR CLUB MOVIE TICKETS [AND MORE!]

          2.) SEE DOC TO GET FLYERS TO TAKE TO STORES, CONS, ETC.!

          3.) POST CODCON ON AL YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA!!!

          4.) TELL YOUR FRIENDS AT OTHER COLLEGES & HIGH SCHOOLS!

     B.) Volunteering: Still have some slots to fill! Remember, any day you help out (even for a few hours) is a day you don’t have to buy a ticket!

     C.) Events: Sign up on the website if you want to host/GM something

V.) Other Business

     A.) CosPlay Report: Prepping to help with CoDCON!

     B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) Student Life Club Excellence Program: We’re almost Silver; getting closer to Gold! We need folks to attend leadership events to get us points!

2.) Feed My Starving Children looking for volunteers—good option for a Service project.

     C.) Gossip, Rants, Trailers, & Games

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels of the Multiverse, Pandemic, Splendor, SuperFight

Next Meeting: Feb. 21

 

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in BIC 1630 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.  On the agenda:

 

 I.) Any New Faces?

 

 II.) Previous Business:

    A.) Movies/TV:

        1.) Lego Batman

        2.) The Great Wall

        3.) Others?

    B.) Other Previous Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Business:

   A.) March Movies

    B.) Retro Game Day

    C.) AI Symposium

    D.) Pulsara Project

    E.) Other Upcoming Stuff?

 IV.) CODCON

    A.) Publicity

    B.) Volunteering

    C.) Events

 V.) Other Business

    A.) CosPlay Report

    B.) Advisor’s Report

    C.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

VI.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

 

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 7

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Feb. 7, 2017

 

 

I.) Any New Faces?

  • Jordan – From Brody’s Voice Acting class
  • Casey – Posters
  • Sarah – Previous attendance at CODCON
  • Elyn – Joel
  • Martin – Love of similar interests

II.) Previous Events:

        A.) Movies/TV/Games

            1.) Rogue One: Vader was amazing!

            2.) Passengers: Pretty good/interesting.

            3.) Assassin’s Creed: Worth at least $1

            4.) Dr. Who Christmas Special: Neat fun, Who-vian Christmas superhero fun.

            5.) Sherlock Season 4: Interesting, if weird – but left it the characters right where they usually start out.

            6.) RWBY Volume 4 Finale: Haven’t seen, but we hear good things.

        B.) Winter Laser Quest: Doc came in first… until Brody came up from behind!

        C.) Polar Vortex: TJ won games! Fun was had by all. 200+ in attendance, and we made up the cost of Laser Quest entirely!

        D.) Activities Fair: Things. Excitement. Fun.

 

III.) Upcoming Events

        A.) Feb. Sponsored Movie: Lego Batman

            1.) Thursday Show: 6:20 PM—ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM

            2.) Friday Show: 6:10 PM—ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 5:45 PM

        B.) Retro-Game Day (March 3 – Friday 1pm-5pm – SSC 3245 aka ‘the big fishbowl’): Free game day; GMs, players, and games/systems/controllers needed.

        C.) AI Symposium (March 13 – Monday 1pm-4pm – SRC 2000):  Multi-club event! [ Psi Beta + Philosophy? ]

        D.) Ren Faire Tickets: On sale now–$10 for club members, $15 for non-members

 

IV.) CODCON XXII -{Theme: Time Travel}- APRIL 7th-9th, TWO MONTHS AWAY!!

        A.) Merchandise: Two dice colors – it’s official! (Dice of Future Past)

        B.) Volunteering: Sign in sheets have been passed around.

        C.) Publicity: TELL EVERYONE!!!

        D.) Events: We could use more events—go to web site and add some!

 

V.) Other Stuff

        A.) CosPlay Group Report: First meeting of Spring semester—Wed., Feb. 8, 2:30 PM, BIC 2818

        B.) Advisor’s Report: Nothing this time

        C.) Rants, Geek News, Gossip, and Trailers

  1. Nintendo Switch infodump
  2. Oculus lawsuit
  3. Trailers galore – Samurai Jack s5, GotG Vol. 2, Iron Fist, etc.
  4. Persona 5 releases soon.

 

AFTER-MEETING GAMES: Sentinels of the Multiverse, Pandemic, etc.

 

First Meeting of Spring 2017 Semester!

Our first meeting of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club for 2017 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV/Games

1.) Rogue One

2.) Passengers

3.) Assassin’s Creed

4.) Dr. Who Christmas Special

5.) Others?

B.) Winter Laser Quest

C.) Polar Vortex

D.) Activities Fair

E.) Anything else?

III.) Upcoming Events

A.) Feb. Sponsored Movie

B.) Retro-Game Day (March 3)

C.) AI Symposium (March 13)

D.) Anything else?

IV.) CODCON

A.) Merchandise

B.) Volunteering

C.) Publicity

D.) Events

V.) Other Stuff

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

AFTER-MEETING GAMES: Sentinels of the Multiverse, Munchkin Marvel, etc.

Retro Game Day: March 3, 12 – 4 PM

As part of the college’s 50th anniversary, our club has been asked to sponsor a “Retro Game Day”.  The event will be held on Friday, March 3 from 12 – 4 PM in SSC 3245.  We need volunteers to bring old games—old board games, card games, video games/consoles, etc.—for participants across the college to play.  We also need club members to stop by and play as well!  If you can help out, PLEASE contact me ASAP so we can start advertising this event throughout the college.

Meeting Minutes: Dec. 6, 2016

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Dec. 6, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces?  Nope!  : (

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV

1.) Fantastic Beasts – Superb, though something missing…?

2.) Other Movies? –

            a.) Arrival – Good adaptation of “The Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang (Read it and other stories in ENGLI 1156: Science Fiction next Spring semester!!!)

            b.) The Accountant – Really good, had awesome kick butt person on the spectrum

3.) CW Cross-Over Event – Really good, Arrow episode out of place

4.) Other TV?

a.) Sherlock – January 1st, 2017

b.) Doctor Who Christmas episode

c.) Sense8 – Christmas special and new season in June/July

d.) Once Upon a Time: mid-season finale

B.) Stuffed COWS/Gameday

1.) It was fun, not a lot of electronic games.

2.) 7 hour Munchkin game! (E P I C ! ! !)

C.) Other Previous Events?

            Jacob accidentally wound up at the Chicago TARDIS con!

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Star Wars: Rogue One

1.) Thursday show – 8:00 PM

2.) Friday show – 4:50 PM

B.) Other December Film?: Save the money for later!

C.) Winter Laser Quest (1/21) Yes!

D.) Polar Vortex (1/27 – 29) – CoDCON practice!

E.) Other Upcoming Events?

1.) Con-Alt-Delete (12/16 – 18) – Joel & Emily will take flyers

2.) Leadership Luncheon (12/07, 11:30 – 1:00, SSC 3245)

3.) Spring Activities Fair (1/25, 10 AM – 1 PM, Atrium) We need people to staff our table and setup.

4.) Other? – RenFaire Early Bird sale—watch for e-mail

III.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report – Christmas Party on Dec. 7!

B.) Advisor’s Report – SCIENCE FICTION CLASS W/ DOC! TAKE IT–PLEASE!!!

C.) Inter-Club Outreach – Psi Beta: Monday March 13th – A.I.

D.) Charity Efforts – Giving Garland present has been dropped off. Toys for Tots?

E.) CODCON – FOUR MONTHS AWAY!!!  Time to start spreading the word!!!

F.) New VP: Riley—CONGRATS!

G.) Spring Meeting Room and Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM, either BIC 1620 or 2710 (watch for e-mail)

H.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers –

 

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Munchkin Legends.

 

Last Meeting of 2016!

Our final meeting of 2016 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in BIC 2710 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV

1.) Fantastic Beasts

2.) Other Movies?

3.) CW Cross-Over Event

4.) Other TV?

B.) Stuffed COWS/Gameday

C.) Other Previous Events?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Star Wars: Rogue One

1.) Thursday show: 8:00 PM

2.) Friday show: 4:50 PM

B.) Other December Films:

1.) Passengers (12/23)

2.) Assassin’s Creed (12/23)

C.) Winter Laser Quest (1/14 or 1/21)

D.) Polar Vortex (1/27 – 29)

E.) Other Upcoming Events?

1.) Con-Alt-Delete (12/16 – 18)

2.) Leadership Luncheon (12/07, 11:30 – 1:00, SSC 3245?)

3.) Spring Activities Fair (1/25, 10 AM – 1 PM, Atrium)

4.) Other?

III.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Outreach

D.) Charity Efforts

E.) CODCON

F.) Officer Opening: VP

G.) Spring Meeting Room and Time

H.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Munchkin, etc.

 

Meeting Minutes: Nov. 15

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 15th, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces?  Nope!  : (

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Dr. Strange (11/04): Magical!

B.) Arrival (11/11): No comments as of now

C.) Other Stuff?

  1. Dirk Gently BBC adaptation
  2. Legend of Zelda Concert
  3. D&D was added to the Toy Hall of Fame
  4. Deadpool 2/The Flash [movie] director drama

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

  • Fantastic Beasts (11/17 & 18)

1.) Times still AREN’T POSTED YET. ANGST.

2.) EMAIL/FACEBOOK DOC TO RESERVE YOUR TICKET FOR TH. OR FRI. (You MUST say you’re ‘going,’ NOT merely ‘Interested.’)

  • Stuffed COWS Gameday (11/25 – 27)

1.) Attend (and bring your friends!) Please & thank you.

2.) Need folks to bring consoles & games & Stuff!

1.) Interesting guest stars, mostly from Ye Olden Days.

2.) Expensive ($40 – 50)

  • Other Stuff?

1.) YOUNG JUSTICE SEASON 3 CONFIRMED!!!!1!!!1!!!ONE!!!1!

2.) Space Jam 20th Anniversary at Seven Bridges – 7pm tomorrow

3.) Pokemon Sun/Moon releases on Friday!

4.) Final Fantasy XV releases 11/29!

5.) New South Park Game releasing later month!

 

IV.) Other Business:

  • CosPlay Group Report/Gaming Club Info

1.) CosPlay: <cricket noises>

2.) Gaming: Thanks for the help!

  • Advisor’s Report

1.) Toys for Tots: Club-sponsored SF toy-buying?

2.) SIGN UP FOR ENGLI 1156 SCIENCE FICTION!!!  IT’S FUN!!!

  • Inter-Club Activities

1.) ‘An invitation to come together’: Thurs., 11/17, 3:00-4:30pm

2.) Page-Turners: Book Drive (11/14th-21st) & Book sale (11/30th & 12/1st)

  • CODCON XXII

1.) JUST 5 MONTHS AWAY! TELL PEOPLE!

2.) Also, web design help needed—only need know WordPress!

 

V.) After-Meeting Stuff: Munchkin Grimm Tidings, Sentinels (BRODY HAS NEW CARDS!), other stuff people might bring, and SF gossip/trailer/news discussion

 

Next Meeting: Nov. 15

Our next club meeting is on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 2710.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Dr. Strange (11/04):

B.) Arrival (11/11):

C.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Fantastic Beasts (11/17 & 18)

B.) Stuffed COWS Gameday (11/25 – 27)

C.) Chicago TARDIS (11/25 – 27) http://chicagotardis.com/

D.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Activities

D.) CODCON XXII

E.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin Grimm Tidings, Sentinels, other stuff

Meting Minutes for Nov. 1

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Agenda

Nov. 1, 2016

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!
No New Faces this week!  : (

II.) Previous Business:

A.)   Movies/TV

  1. Miss Peregrine’s – Good and then the ending happened!
  2. Z-Nation – Zombie show, good
  3. The Walking DEAD (WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
  4. Gotham – Season 3 is really good, gets better after the first season, queer representation
  5. The Flash – Season 3 is going very strong!!!
  6. Supergirl – introducing The Big Blue Boy Scout, and Miss Martian too!
  7. Legends of Tomorrow – Enter the Justice Society of America!
  8. Arrow – white male protagonist, basically Batman but with different colors
  9. Supernatural – Better this season!
  10. Once Upon a Time – This season is better than the last two
  11. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – IT’S THE FLIPPIN GHOST RIDER!!!1!!1!!!! 😀
  12. DOCTOR WHO—Returns for CHRISTMAS EPISODE, then new episodes next year!
  13. Sherlock is back – January 1st
  14. Shadowhunters – January 2nd
  15. RWBY Volume 4

B.)    Random Game Day

  1. Turnout low—why?
  2. Pizzzzzzzzzzza! Very enjoyable!

C.)    Other Stuff

  1. The Nintendo Switch + Pokemon Sun/Moon news
  2. Playstation VR – Fun, but expensive

III.) Upcoming Business:

A.) November Movies (Can sponsor Two):

1.)    Dr. Strange

  1. Thursday, Nov. 3: Attending the 8:05 PM show. Arrive no later than 7:30 PM; see Joel for your ticket
  2. Friday: TBA—watch Facebook and e-mail for time

2.) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (11/18): Times TBA

B.) Stuffed COWS/Gameday (11/25 – 27)

  1. If you want to run something, LET US KNOW.
  2. Tell your Friends—SPREAD THE WORD!

C.) Other Stuff

 

IV.) Other Business:

A.)   CosPlay Group Report: None; had Halloween Party last week

B.)    Advisor’s Report

  1. Pumpkin Recycling this Friday—bring a pumpkin to chuck!
  2. Spring Registration: SIGN UP FOR ENGLI 1156 SCIENCE FICTION LIT!!!

C.)    Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON: Time to start spreading the word!  Like our Facebook page and invite your friends!

E.) Rants, Gossip, and/or Trailers

  1. Trailer for Nintendo Switch
  2. Pokemon Generations
  3. Flash speculations (All the Flash Family? Death of Iris?)
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio is producing a live-action Captain Planet movie

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels of the Multiverse, others.

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Nov. 15, BIC 2710, 3:00 – 4:30 PM