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Meeting Minutes

March 19, 2019

  

I.) Welcome New Faces!

  • Kelsey
  • Daniel

II.) Old Business:

A.) D&D Day (3/07): For those who went enjoyed it and we will be hosting another D&D day this Thursday (3/21/2019)

B.) Open House (3/07): Went well, surprisingly more parents were interested in our club and the CODCON flyers.

C.) Pixel Blast Outing (3/16): Warm and cramped. Galloping Ghost Arcade is the better choice. However, the air handball was really cool.

D.) Other?: N/A

III.) New Business:

A.) D&D Day (3/21, 2 – 6 PM, SSC 3245): In “the fishbowl” the room above Starbucks.

B.) April Movie(s) to Sponsor:

1.) Shazam (4/04 & 4/05)

2.) Avengers Endgame (4/25 & 4/26)

3.) Watch for e-mails and Facebook posts regarding showtimes

C.) Club Collaboration w/ LPE (4/10, Student Lounge,12 – 2 PM?): NBA 2k Tournament and Board Gaming

D.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay: Maid Café (?)

2.) Advisor: Rgistration for Summer Semester starts next week, Fall Registration after Spring Break

E.) Other?

IV.) CODCON:

A.) Questions about CODCON?

B.) VOLUNTEERING!: WE NEED YOUR HELP!  CONTACT DOC ASAP!

C.) Publicity!: SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA!

D.) Other Updates: Still trying to find a food vendor for CODCON

 V.) Other Business

A.) Reviews

1.) Captain Marvel: Better than people expected it to be.

2.) Others?: Devil May Cry 5

B.) News of Upcoming Stuff

1.) The Suicide Squad

2.) C2E2 this weekend

3.) DC Legends of Tomorrow coming in April

4.) TMNT vs. Batman Movie?

C.) Trailers

1.) Toy Story 4

2.) One Punch Man Season 2

VI.) After-Meeting Gaming: TBA

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Next Meeting: March 19

Our next club meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19 in BIC 1437 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Faces!

II.) Old Business:

A.) D&D Day (3/07)

B.) Open House (3/07)

C.) Pixel Blast Outing (3/16)

D.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) D&D Day (3/21, 2 – 6 PM, SSC 3245)

B.) April Movie(s) to Sponsor

C.) Club Collaboration w/ LEAA (4/10)

D.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay

2.) Advisor

E.) Other?

IV.) CODCON:

A.) Questions about CODCON?

B.) VOLUNTEERING!

C.) Publicity!

D.) Other Updates

V.) Other Business

A.) Reviews

1.) Captain Marvel

2.) Others?

B.) News of Upcoming Stuff

C.) Trailers

VI.) After-Meeting Gaming: TBA

 

 

Meeting Minutes for March 5, 2019

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

March 5, 2019

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!

  • Christian – Student Life Fair
  • Sam – Advertisements

II.) Old Business: None

III.) New Business:

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

1.) 3/07–7:40 PM (arrive by 7 PM)

2.) 3/08–4:30 PM (arrive by 4 PM)

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

1.) Need 1 – 2 people to staff table

2.) Table located outside Student Life Lounge

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

1.) Cost–$15 for the whole day

2.) Club will reimburse $8 for paid members, $5 for non-members

3.) Contact Doc by March 13 if going/needing a ride

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

1.) Need people to run one-shots

2.) Great opportunity to meet other players and form game groups

E.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay:

a.) Last week: Pattern examples, made some octopi

b.) This week: Prep for CodCon and pick design buttons

2.) Advisor: Next Friday is deadline for Fall Scholarships

F.) New Student Orientation Leaders Presentation

a.) You get $500 Scholarship

b.) Great chance to publicize club to new students!

 

IV.) CODCON

  • Updates
    • Escape Room, sign-up online but will take walk-ins, Cost some extra
    • Lego Vendor Will Be Coming to CODCON
  • Volunteering
  • New sign-up sheets:
    1. Registration
    2. Merchandise
    3. Hospitality
  • WE NEED YOUR HELP!  PLEASE SIGN UP!!!
  • Publicity: Tell people about CODCON (social media, flyers, etc.)

V.) News and Views:

A.) Movie/TV/Game Reviews?

  • How To Train Your Dragon 3
  • Dead or Alive 6
  • Anthem
  • Left Alive
  • Doom Patrol

B.) News of Upcoming Stuff?

  • Final Design for Sonic
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • C2E2—Coming up soon (3/22 – 24)
  • Critical Role Launch Date for Animated Short
  • Sekiro
  • New Transformers comics
  • Friday the 13th game coming to the Switch in the Spring
  • Sword and Shield (new Pokemon game)

C.) Trailers

  • Detective Pikachu
  • Pokemon Sword and Shield
  • Others

D.) Other?

VI.) Gaming: TBA

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

 

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

First Club Meeting of 2019!

Come join us for our first meeting of the year on Tuesday, February 5 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437. Our agenda for the meeting will include:

I.) Greetings to New Attendees!

II.) Old Business:

A.) Winter Game Day

B.) Student Life Activities Fair

C.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) Sponsored Movie: Lego Movie II

1.) Thursday Evening (2/07): 7:25 PM

2.) Friday Matinee (2/08): TBA

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

C.) Renaissance Fair Tickets for Summer 2019

D.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Club

2.) Advisor

E.) Other?

IV.) CODCON XXIV:

A.) Events

B.) Publicity

C.) Other

V.) News and Views

A.) Movie/TV Reviews

1.) SpiderVerse

2.) Aquaman

3.) Dr. Who New Year’s Special

4.) January Movies?

5.) Other?

B.) News?

VI.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

Meeting Minutes for Dec. 4

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for Dec. 4, 2018

 

I.) Any New Faces?

No New Faces

II.) Old Business:

A.)  Stuffed COWS

    1. No Uber Munchkin tournaments
    2. Attendance down

B.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) December Movies—Who’s Attending?

1.) Spider-Verse (12/13 & 14): Let Doc know by next Wednesday (12/12) if you want a ticket

a.) Thursday: 7:15 (arrive by 7 PM)

b.) Friday: 4:30 (arrive by 4 PM)

2.) Aquaman (12/20 & 21)

a.) Thursday: 6 (by 5:30 PM)

b.) Friday: TBA

B.)  February Movie to Sponsor: Lego Movie 2

C.) Upcoming Events:

1.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/13 – 16): If you signed up for tickets via Cosplay, please go

2.) Winter Laser Quest (1/19, 12:45 – 3:00 PM): The more people play, the cheaper it is for all ($10 – 20 per person); non-members welcome

3.) Polar Vortex (1/25 – 27): On Campus

4.) Winter Game Day (1/29; SSC 3245, 2:30 – 7:30 PM): Need folks to bring/play games

5.) Student Life Spring Activities Fair (1/30, 10 AM – 1 PM)

D.) Reports

1.) CosPlay Club: White Elephant/Game Day

2.) Advisor

            a.) 12/6 Intramural Dodgeball (Teams of 4-6)

            b.) 12/6 Mini Pedi and Hot Chocolate (In the lounge)

            c.) 12/7 Cotton Candy Day

            d.) Bristol Renaissance Fair tickets ordered in February (Save 150+ money)

            e.) E-Sports Dota 2, LOL, Possible team in the future?

            f.) iCon Tournaments (Consideration)

            g.) ENROLL FOR DOC’S SCI FI CLASS, PLEASE!!!

3.) CODCON: Dice are here! $1 a dice!

E.) SNOW Good: We got the stuff

IV.) News and Views:

A.) Reviews:

1.) Ralph Wrecks the Internet

            a.) Rickrolled us

            b.) Disney references were amazing

            c.) Danielle and Jess don’t agree on the ending

2.) Robin Hood: Fun (says Jess)

B.)  News & Rumors

1.) Dragon Age 4

2.) Shrek Retold

3.) Fire Emblem Three Houses

C.) Trailers

1.) Captain Marvel trailer 2

2.) Witcher 3

           3.) Tekken 7 Negan trailer

V.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin Pathfinder/Starfinder

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, February 6, 2019, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, BIC 1437 (NOTE NEW ROOM)

 

Last Club Meeting of 2018!

Our last club meeting for 2018 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM in BIC 2465.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Old Business:

A.) Stuffed COWS

B.) Other?

III.) New Business:

A.) December Movies—Who’s Attending?

1.) Spider-Verse (12/13 & 14)

2.) Aquaman (12/20 & 21)

B.) February Movie to Sponsor?

C.) Upcoming Events:

1.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/13 – 16)

2.) Winter Laser Quest (1/19, 12:15 – 3:00 PM)

3.) Polar Vortex (1/25 – 27)

4.) Winter Game Day (1/29; SSC 3245, 2:30 – 7:30 PM)

5.) Student Life Spring Activities Fair (1/30, 10 AM – 1 PM)

D.) Reports

1.) CosPlay Club

2.) Advisor

3.) CODCON

E.) Other?

IV.) News and Views:

A.) Reviews:

1.) Ralph Wrecks the Internet

2.) Others?

B.) News & Rumors

C.) Trailers

V.) After-Business Gaming: TBA

 

 

Club Meeting Minutes for Nov. 20, 2018

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 20, 2018

I.) Welcome New Faces?  None

II.) Review New Meeting Rules of Conduct

III.) Old Business:

A.) Role Play Game Day (11/08)

1.) Consensus: It was good.

2,) Better advertisement next time.

3.) Held in a different room for better gameplay.

B.) Other News/Events Since 11/06? None

IV.) New Business:

A.) Stuffed COWS Game Day (11/23 – 25)

1.) Free unless you want to play one of the Pathfinder or RPG games.

2.) Board Games, Uber Epic Munchkin Tournament, RPGs, and Video Games.
3.) Any further questions, ask Doc.

B.) December Sponsored Movies

1.) Spider-Verse – 12/14 (email coming soon)

a.) Thursday Night (12/13) Show: 7:35 PM

b.) Friday Matinee (12/14) Show: TBA

2.) Aquaman – (email coming soon)

a.) Thurs. (12/20) Show: 6:00 PM

b.) Friday Matinee (12/21) Show: TBA

3.) Both movies will be at Cinemark Seven Bridges in Woodridge

C.) Club Charity:

1.) Club is buying gifts for a Giving Tree kid

2.) Members are encouraged to participate in other COD-sponsored charity events

D.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Club

a.) Last week (11/14): work day and announcements.

b.) Tomorrow (11/21): unofficial meeting, even though there will be no classes tomorrow.

2.) Advisor

a.) Needs more people to sign up for Sci-Fi Class!!!

b.) Ren-Faire Discount Tickets (Located in Bristol)

c.) Spring Activities Fair: Jan. 30, 2019

3.) CODCON

a.) New CODCON Fish Logo for this year’s theme

b.) Pre-registration now open at www.codcon.com; can also register events

E.) Other?

1.) 12/04 is our last meeting of the semester

2.) Game Day (1/29) in the fish bowl (SSC 3245): Need folks to bring video, board, and card games

3.) Tuesday, Feb. 5 is our first meeting of next semester in BIC 1437 (note room change)

4.) CosPlay Club will meet in BIC 2465 for Spring 2019 semester

5.) 11/29 – 12/02: Midwest Fur Fest in Rosemont

V.) News and Trailers:

A.) Passing of Stan Lee: We’re all very sad about, we’re glad that he created the Marvel universe and inspired so many

B.) Reviews of Movies/TV

1.) Fantastic Beasts: Inconsistencies between books and movies, but overall it was a good movie

2.) Other films or shows?

a.) The Grinch: Fine

b.) Bohemian Rhapsody: Really good

c.) She-Ra: good

C.) Trailers of Upcoming Films & Games

1.) Once Upon a Deadpool

2.) Lego Movie 2

3.) Detective Pikachu

4.) Alita: Battle Angel

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin, etc. Steve has cookies