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Meeting Minutes for Dec. 5

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Dec. 5, 2017

 

I.) Any New Faces?

Andrew – star wars

 

II.) Old Business:

A.) Stuffed COWS/GameDay

1.) Okay; lower attendance than hoped for

2.) Erin won Epic Munchkin!

B.) Other?

 

III.) New Business:

A.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tickets (12/14 & 15)

1.) Still have 10 tickets for each show (Thurs., 7:40; Fri., 5:05 PM),

2.) Meet Aaron Thursday at 5 at Aurelios for Pre-Movie Pizza?

B.) Star Wars Presentation at Oak Forest Library (12/14, 5 PM): Doc would REALLY love to have 2 – 3 club members accompany him (will carpool and treat for dinner after)

C.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/14 – 17)

1.) If you pre-ordered a ticket, pick it up at the convention Will Call desk (show ID)

2.) Carpool requested for Saturday—any takers?

D.) Winter Laser Quest (Sat. Jan. 13, 2018, 12:15 – 3:00 PM)

1.) Carpools requested,

2.) Up to 32 people can play; need not be paid members (bring friends, siblings, etc.)

3.) Three exclusive games + pizza/pop.  $20 a player, though the more players we get, the cheaper it is for all!

E.)  Polar Vortex (1/26 – 28): 3-day gaming convention at COD

1.) They’re looking for volunteers to help with Registration, Set-up/Tear-Down, and Silent Auction—free admission the day you help!

2.) Good training for CODCON!

F.) Game Day w/ MSA (Tues., Jan 30, 2:30 – 7:30 PM, SSC 3245)

1.) Just like Halloween Game Day, but with fewer costumes

2.) MSA will bring in extra consoles and games for video gaming

F.)  2018 Renaissance Faire Tickets: Purchasing 50 tickets for next year–$10 for members, $15 for non-members

G.) Other Upcoming Events?

 

IV.) Reports:

A.) CosPlay Group: Christmas party tomorrow

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.)  Charity: Giving garland, gave a card game, bracelet making kit, superhero drawing thing

2.)  ENGLI 1156: Please join and/or advertise

3.) Student Life Activities Fair, Wed., Jan 24—need volunteers to staff tables

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations: Working on a Spring Presentation idea with Psi Beta—Theme: “Altered States”

D.) CODCON XXIII:

1.) Working on lining up gaming reps, food vendor

2.) KEEP SPREADING THE WORD!!!

 

V.) News, Views, & Random Rants

A.) Crisis on Earth X: Decent (and a bit sad)

B.) Trailer for “Infinity War” dropped

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Holiday Munchkin, etc.

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2018, BIC 1437, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

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Last Club Meeting of 2017!

Our last meeting of the Fall 2017 semester will be on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437.  Since we won’t officially meet again until February, we have a bit more on the agenda to cover:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

 

II.) Old Business:

A.) Stuffed COWS/GameDay

B.) Other?

 

III.) New Business:

A.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tickets (12/14 & 15)

B.) Star Wars Presentation at Oak Forest Library (12/14, 5 PM)

C.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/14 – 17)

D.) Winter Laser Quest (Sat. Jan. 13, 2018, 12:15 – 3:00 PM)

E.) Polar Vortex (1/26 – 28)

F.) Game Day w/ MSA (Tues., Jan 30, 2:30 – 7:30 PM, SSC 3245)

G.) 2018 Renaissance Faire Tickets

G.) Other Upcoming Events?

 

IV.) Reports:

A.) CosPlay Group

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) Charity

2.) ENGLI 1156

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON XXIII

 

V.) News, Views, & Random Rants

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Holiday Munchkin, etc.

Meeting Minutes for Nov. 21

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 21, 2017

 

 

I.) Any New Faces?

      none

 

II.) New Business:

A.) Upcoming Events:

1.) Stuffed COWS/Game Day (11/24 – 26)

a.) SRC 2000, 9 am -11 pm Fri/Sat, 9 am – 6 pm Sun

b.) Uber Epic Munchkin Tournament: Sat., 1 – 6 PM

c.) Will have TVs for Video Games as well

2.) Star Wars Presentation at Library (12/14)

3.) Star Wars Tickets (12/14 & 12/15): reserve your tickets ASAP!  No reserved seating

B.) Reports:

1.) Cosplay Group: no meeting tomorrow

2.) Advisor Report:

a.) Laser Quest booked for Sat, Jan 13th in Downers Grove, 12:00 – 3:00 PM

b.) SIGN UP FOR ENGLISH 1156—SCIENCE FICTION!!!

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

1.) SSC 3245 (Fish bowl) reserved for Jan, 30, 2018 from 2:30 – 7:30 PM for Game Day–Collaborating with Muslim Student Association

2.) Looking to collaborate with Psi Beta (sands others) for Spring presentation

D.) CODCON XXIII: need to get the word out more 13th – 15th of April

E.) Other New Business?

1.) 50% off of Overwatch Black Friday

2.) Arrowverse crossover next week: “Crisis on Earth X”

 

III.) Open Discussion

A.) Justice League: It was okay; entertaining, in fact.

B.) News, Gossip, Rants, & Trailers

1.) Riley has a rant about Supergirl?…

2.) Teen Titans/Teen Titans Go rant

3.) Rampage movie DK?

 

V.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin Shakespeare, Sentinels, etc.

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Dec. 5, BIC 1437, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

 

Next Meeting: Nov. 21

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437. Our agenda will be a bit different this time:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business

III.) New Business:

A.) Upcoming Events:

1.) Stuffed COWS/Game Day (11/24 – 26)

2.) Star Wars Presentation at Library (12/14)

3.) Star Wars Tickets (12/14 & 12/15)

B.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Group

2.) Advisor

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON XXIII

E.) Other New Business?

IV.) Open Discussion

A.) Movie/Film Reviews

1.) Justice League

2.) Other?

B.) News, Gossip, Rants, & Trailers

V.) After-Business Gaming: TBA

Meeting Minutes for Nov. 7

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 7, 2017

I.) New Faces?

  • Killian – CoD website, came to game day
  • Kat – Flyers
  • Thor (Jacob) – Flyer, came to game day

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV/Games

1.) Thor: Ragnagok:

a.) Jokes sometimes went a bit far,

b.) cut scene confirming Valkyrie being bi,

c.) Fandral/Skurge got the shaft, but other than that, fantastic!

2.) Blade Runner 2049: Slow, long, not great

3.) Geostorm: Disastrous disaster porn

4.) Stranger Things s2: Steve is best girl

5.) Voltron s4: only 6 episodes long

6.) So many games, all released on the same day!

a.) Mario Odyssey: well received

b.) FE: Warriors: Brody still wants to play it……..

c.) Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus: #NoMoreNazis–good thing we’re fighting nazis in video games

d.) Sonic Force

B.) Halloween Game Day: it went well, people had fun; needed more tvs, water, and cups

C.) Other Previous Events?

III.) Upcoming Events

A.) Justice League (11/16 & 17): Thurs 7:45, Friday TBA

B.) Stuffed COWS Game Day (11/24 – 26)

1.) Black Friday weekend, mostly RPGs

2.) Free video gaming–need folks to bring consoles & games to play!

3.) Uber Epic Munchkin Tournament on Saturday (11/25)

C.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12/14 & 15): there are still tickets available

D.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/14 – 17): no more club tickets available, but you can still buy tickets from con alt’s site

E.) Other Upcoming Events?

IV.) Other Business

A.) CosPlay Group Report: Nov. 8 meeting–cosplay on a budget

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) Boxes of Star Trek Books outside Doc’s office—come get’em!

2.) Discount Menu

3.) Go register on ChapLife!

4.) Sign up for Doc’s Sci-fi lit class (ENGLI 1156, T/TH 9:30 – 10:45 AM)

C.) Inter-Club Collaboration: Possible collaboration with Astronomy club and Psi Beta

D.) CODCON XXIII: Tell everyone!  Spread the word!

E.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers: Honest Trailers for Spiderman Homecoming and Stranger Things (season 1)

 V.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin Rick & Morty, etc.

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Nov. 21, 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437

 

 

Next Club Meeting: Nov. 7

Our next Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV/Games

1.) Thor: Ragnagok

2.) Blade Runner 2049

3.) Geostorm?

4.) Others?

B.) Halloween Game Day

C.) Other Previous Events?

III.) Upcoming Events

A.) Justice League (11/16 & 17)

B.) Stuffed COWS Game Day (11/24 – 26)

C.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12/14 & 15)

D.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/14 – 17)

E.) Other Upcoming Events?

IV.) Other Business

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Collaboration

D.) CODCON XIII

E.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: ?

 

Halloween Game Day!

The Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club will be hosting a Halloween Game Day on (what else?) Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 3:30 – 7:30 in SSC 3245 (the “Fishbowl”). Come play a variety of horror-themed card, board, and video games, such as Betrayal at the House on the Hill, a Monstrous Munchkin Mash-Up, Werewolf, and more (feel free to bring your own as well)!  We’ll also be raffling off two movie passes to Cinemark Seven Bridges.  And, of course, we’ll have Halloween candy and other treats!  Costumes are definitely welcome!

Oct. 3 Meeting Minutes

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for

Oct. 3, 2017

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!

None

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Kingsmen: The Golden Circle: not as good as the original

2.) Star Trek: Discovery: well received

3.) Gotham: mixed reviews

4.) Ghosted: funnier x-files

5.) Gifted: good except one character

6.) Inhumans: no one watched it

B.) Food Truck Rally/5K: they survived!

C.) Gamer Conclave:

1.) Bake sale went better Sunday,

2.) Lower than expected turnout

D.) Other Events?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) October Movie?

1.) Blade Runner 2049 (10/06)

2.) Geostorm (10/20)

3.) Save for Later Months?

4.) Verdict: Save for later

B.) Halloween GameDay (10/31): 3:30 – 7:30 PM, SSC 3245 (the fish bowl)

C.) Other Events?

 

IV.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report: LED tutorial

B.) Advisor’s Report: Thor Advance Tickets:

1.) Nov. 2nd 7:50 PM

2.) Nov. 3rd 4:40 PM

3.) Dragonfall Miniatures Event (Oct. 20 – 22, Pheasant Run, St. Charles)

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON XXIII

E.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

1.) Arrowverse

2.) Star Trek TNG Honest Trailer

 

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

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:30 – 7:30 PM, SSC 3245

 

October 3 Meeting

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 3 in BIC 1437 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

2.) Star Trek: Discovery

3.) Gotham

4.) Others?

B.) Food Truck Rally/5K

C.) Gamer Conclave

D.) Other Events?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) October Movie?

1.) Blade Runner 2049 (10/06)

2.) Geostorm (10/20)

3.) Save for Later Months?

B.) Halloween GameDay (10/31)

C.) Other Events?

 

IV.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON XXIII

E.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

 

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Munchkin, etc.—Bring something new to share!

Meeting Minutes for Sept. 19

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes: Sept. 19, 2017

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!

      Alice – Poster

      Josh – Doc

      Chris – Flyer

      Nathaniel – Walk-in

Alan – Walk-in

Nick – Walk-in alongside other members

Eugene – Phoned by a friend

Joseph – Student Activity Faire/Website

 Thanks to Last Week’s Faces for Returning! : D

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) The Orville (New Seth McFarland Sci-Fi Show): Mixed reviews, mostly semi-positive

2.) It: People liked It, overall – especially going in with the knowledge that they were splitting it into 2 parts

3.) The Tick reboot (1st 1/2): Great! Glowing reccomendation

B.) Leadership Retreat: Riley went

C.) Other Stuff?

1.) Metroid: Samus Returns!!!!!!!!!!!!111!!11!!!!!1!1!

2.) Injustice 2 DLC

3.) Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

1.) Thursday Show: 7 PM

2.) Friday Show: 5:20 PM

B.) Food Truck Rally (9/23)

1.) Can still register on site—see Doc for details!

2.) Partnering with Honors Student Advisory Council!

C.) Gamer Conclave:

1.) Volunteers Needed for Food Vending!  Watch for e-mail!

2.) Volunteers get in FREE!

D.) Gamer Grace Convention?

IV.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

1.) Control/Alt/Delete Anime Con (12/16 – 18) money due by Sept. 27 for discounted weekend passes – $20 for members, $25 for non-members

2.) Can pay Doc for ticket at his office (BIC 2444A)

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON XXII: SLOGAN–Con of Infinite Earths

E.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

1.) New tomb raider trailer coming out today?

2.) Free overwatch weekend this weekend

V.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin Pirate, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Superfight, King of Tokyo, etc.

 

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