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Last Meeting of the Semester: May 2

We come to our final meeting of the academic year—Tuesday, May 2 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Games?

C.) Other?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Guardians 2

B.) June Movies?

C.) Summer Meeting Dates/Times/Location

D.) Summer Events

1.) Laser Quest

2.) Renaissance Faire

E.) Other Events:

1.) ACEN

2.) GEN CON

3.) WolfCon 2017 (at COD)

4.) Other?

 

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) Food Truck Rally

2.) CODCON XIII Update

3.) Student Life Celebration & Awards

C.) 2017 – 2018 Officer Elections

D.) Rants, Gossip, & Trailers

 

V.) After-Meeting Gaming: PIZZA/SNACKS! MUCHKIN! OTHER STUFF!

Meeting Minutes for April 18

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes: April 18, 2017

 

I.) Any New Faces?

The only new face is our sad face, since no new members have attended today. : (

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

          1.) Your Name: ?

          2.) Dr. Who returns!: Good but still Moffat. LGBT+ companion is nice.

          3.) Other: Agents of SHIELD = Amazing, but SPOILERY as all hell

B.) CODCON XXII “Post Mortem”

          1.) How we did

a.) Spend $1,300 less + make $1,000 less = NET GAIN OF $300 MORE THAN LAST YEAR

b.) Attendance: Broke another record—over 450 guests, GMs, Vendors, Artists, & Staff

          2.) Ideas for CODCON XXIII

a.) More Maid Cafe hours?

b.) Better luck next time… literally (illnesses, accidents, etc.)?

c.) CCG tournaments?

d.) Escape room?

e.) More time and effort dedicated to Smash tournament?

f.) Better organization of VG room events? (ScreenCheat?)

g.) Cheaper/better food vendor? Food trucks?

h.) Rethink/re-strategize the Hospitality role

C.) Other?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

      A.) Guardians of the Galaxy 2: TELL DOC ASAP IF YOU WANT TICKETS!

1.) Thursday, May 4: 8:35 PM

2.) Friday, May 5: 5:20 PM

     B.) Bristol Ren Faire Tickets—NOW ON SALE! CONTACT DOC!

1.) $10 for Club Members, $15 for non-members

2.) Good for the entire season!

3.) The club will sponsor a Ren Faire Outing, probably in late July (details TBA)

     C.) Nominations for 2017 – 2018 Club Officers

1.) Current Nominations:

a.) President: Brody / Riley / ?

b.) Veep: TJ / ?

c.) Secretary: ? / Brody, if he doesnt win President

d.) Officer @ Large: TJ / Danielle / ?

e.) Social Media: Joel / ?

2.) Nominations remain open until Wednesday, April 26.

3.) Absentee Voting runs April 27 – May 1 (only full members can vote absentee)

     D.) Other?

1.) BIC ROOM NUMBERS ARE CHANGING THIS SUMMER

2.) Summer meetings will be in BIC 1429 (currently BIC 1636); watch for further details

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) Brody’s Birthday! (22 !)

B.) CosPlay Group report: None

C.) Advisor’s Report: Volunteered the club to be “Sweepers” at the Food Truck Rally & 5K Run in late September. May be abler to register soon.

D.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers: Many Honest trailers, but no rants…

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

 

Next Meeting: April 20

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 18 from 3:00 – 4:30 in BIC 1620.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

 II.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies/TV:

          1.) Your Name

          2.) Dr. Who returns!

          3.) Other

     B.) CODCON XXII “Post Mortem”

          1.) How we did

          2.) Ideas for CODCON XXIII

     C.) Other?

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

     A.) Guardians of the Galaxy 2

     B.) Bristol Ren Faire Tickets

     C.) Nominations for 2017 – 2018 Club Officers

     D.) Other?

 IV.) Other Stuff:

     A.) CosPlay Group report

     B.) Advisor’s Report

     C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 V.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin X-Men or Moop’s Monster Mashup, others…

 

Meeting Minutes for April 4

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes: April 4

I.) New Faces?

 Torree    

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV

1.) Power Rangers: It. Was. Beautiful. Surprisingly good. The one thing in the thing.

2.) Life: Terrible adaptation of the board game. “I thought I was going to cry.”  Life sucks. Life is not a thing.

3.) Ghost in the Shell: IT. SUCKED. **cough** WHITEWASHING **CoUGH** (but if you hadn’t seen the original, it wasn’t bad!)

4.) Other

a.) FLASH MUSICAL: Most beautiful thing Riley has ever seen besides Power Rangers

b.) Rick and Morty Returns! c.) Star Wars Rebels season 3 finale(and Rogue One out on DVD today!)

B.) Other Stuff?

1.) Switch – Looks tasty.

2.) Breath of the wild

III.) CODCON:

A.) Review Volunteer Roles: All volunteer spots are filled! (But inquire if you’re still interested in helping out!)

B.) Set-Up & Tear Down: Please show up to set up at 3 PM on Friday and tear down on Sunday at 3!

C.) Publicity: KEEP SPREADING THE WORD!!!

D.) Could still use some events for the Video Game Room!

IV.) Other Stuff

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report:

1.) COD Cares Spring Day of Action, April 11—FUR & FEATHERS!

2.) Time to buy Guardians 2 tickets?

a.) Thursday (5/04) show: 8:35 PM

b.) Friday (5/05) show: 5:20 PM

3.) Second Possible Sponsored Movie: King Arthur

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

SEE YOU AT 3 PM AT SRC 2000 FOR CODCON XXII!!!

Next Meeting: April 4

IF YOU SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AT CODCON, WE NEED YOU TO ATTEND THIS MEETING!!!

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

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies/TV

          1.) Power Rangers

          2.) Life

          3.) Ghost in the Shell

          4.) Other

     B.) Other Stuff?

 III.) CODCON:

     A.) Review Volunteer Roles

     B.) Set-Up & Tear Down

     C.) Publicity

     D.) Other Details

IV.) Other Stuff

     A.) CosPlay Report

     B.) Advisor’s Report

     C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

 

 

Meeting Minutes: March 21

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

March 21, 2017

 

I.) Any New Faces?

      Phil (Word-of-mouth)

 

II.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies/TV

          1.) Kong: Skull Island: Pretty good!

          2.) Beauty & the Beast: Polarizing?

          3.) Other?

               a.) ‘Iron Fist’… <sigh>

               b.) ‘Time after Time’: Remake of 80’s film—not impressed

     B.) AI Symposium: Alyssa did great, even if the robotics people pulled out at the last minute… 

     C.) Open House: Lots of interest, not many signatures

     D.) Other Stuff?: Mass Effect: Andromeda released

 

III.) CODCON

     A.) Volunteers Still Needed!

          1.) Registration Desk: Sat., 8 – 10 AM, 6 – 8 PM; Sun., 8 – 10 AM

          2.) Merchandise: Sat., 8 – 10 AM; Sun., 8 – 10 AM

          3.) Hospitality: Sun., 3 – 5 PM

     B.) Dice Attack!: Now In Two New & Exciting Colors! Green & Gold! $1 each!   

     C.) Publicity, Publicity, Publicity!!!: KEEP SPREADING THE WORD!!!!!

     D.) Other Details

          1.) NINTENDO SWITCH CONFIRMED FOR VG ROOM 2017 HYYYYYPPPPEE!

          2.) Crew will be needed on Fri., 4/07 at 3 PM to help with set-up and 4/09 at 3 PM to help with tear-down.

          3.) Wed., 3/29—last date to submit events.

 

IV.) Other Stuff:

     A.) CosPlay Group Report

          1.) Wig tutorial tomorrow

          2.) Maid cafe for CODCON

     B.) Advisor’s Report

     C.) Club Excellence Program Status: Almost at Gold!

     D.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

          1.) Informal ACEN get-together in May?

          2.) Flash/Supergirl Musical Crossover tonight!

 

V.) After-Meeting Games: Pandemic (Finally beat the game!)

 

 

Next Club Meeting: March 21

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

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV

1.) Kong: Skull Island

2.) Beauty & the Beast

3.) Other?

B.) AI Symposium

C.) Open House

D.) Other Stuff?

III.) CODCON

A.) Volunteers Still Needed!

B.) Dice Attack!

C.) Publicity, Publicity, Publicity!!!

D.) Other Details

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Club Excellence Program Status

D.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

 

 

 

Next Meeting: March 7

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, March 7 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Logan

2.)Other?

B.) Retro Game Day

C.) Nintendo Switch

D.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Artificial Intelligence Symposium (March 13)

B.) Open House (March 15)

C.) Other Stuff?

IV.) CODCON

A.) PUBLICITY!

B.) VOLUNTEERING!

C.) Other Updates

V.) Other Business

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Pandemic, Sentinels, etc.

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