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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

 

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