Next Club Meeting: March 6

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 6 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome, New Faces!

II.) Old Business:

III.) New Business/Upcoming Events:

A.) Pacific Rim II Showtimes

B.) Galloping Ghost Outing

C.) Altered States Symposium

D.) Other?

E.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Group

2.) Advisor

IV.) CODCON

A.) Events Needed!

B.) Publicity

C.) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

D.) Other Developments

V.) Gossip, Rants, and Other Stuff

VI.) After-Business Gaming

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Next Club Meeting: Feb. 20

The next meeting of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club will be on Tuesday, February 20 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Welcome, New Attendees!

 

II.) Old Business:

A.) Dinner & Game:

B.) Other?

 

III.) New Business:

A.) March Sponsored Movies:

1.) A Wrinkle in Time (3/09)

2.) Tomb Raider (3/16)

3.) Pacific Rim Uprising (3/23)

4.) Ready Player One (3/30)

B.) Pulsera Project

C.) Outing to Galloping Ghost

D.) Inter-Club Collaboration: Altered States (4/25)

E.) Reports:

1.) CosPlay Group

2.) Advisor

 

IV.) CODCON XXIII:

A.) Updates

B.) Publicity

C.) Merchandise—Buttons?

D.) Volunteering

 

V.) Gossip, Rants, Reviews, and Other Stuff:

A.) Black Panther

B.) Other Stuff

 

VI.) Gaming: Car Wars, Sentinels, and whatever anyone else wants to bring and play!

Meeting Minutes for Feb. 6, 2018

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Feb. 6, 2018

I.) Welcome New Faces!

A.)Emily – professor

B.) Wesley – activity fair

C.) Kay

D.) Caige – Video game room

II.) Old Business:

A.) Laser Quest (1/13): About 20 players, current & alumni; generally a good time

 B.) Spring Activities Fair (1/24): Pretty busy; brought us 4 new people!

C.) Polar Vortex (1/26 – 1/28): Hosted around 350 people in one room!

D.) Random Game Day (1/30): good turnout (about 30+ people)

III.) New Business:

A.) February Sponsored Movie: Black Panther

1.) Thurs, Feb. 15: 8 pm show,

2.) Fri, Feb 16: 5:10 pm show,

3.) Show up at least 30 minutes early or lose your ticket

B.) Outings for Spring Semester: Arcade Gaming Day–pixel blast, galloping ghosts?

C.) Reports

1.) CosPlay Group: Meeting tomorrow, discord more active now

2.) Advisor: Capricon sci-fi convention in late Feb.

IV.) CODCON XXIII

A.) Pre-Registration: Now open—sign up now and tell your friends!

B.) Events: Many coming in, but need more—consider submitting one soon!

C.) Merchandise: Dice ordered; should be in before Spring Break

D.) Publicity: Start spreading the word on social media!!!!

V.) Random Rants, Reviews, and Gossip:

A.) Movies, trends, and gossip

1.) Last Jedi—discuss later when we have more time

2.) Dr. Who Christmas Special: Waiting for the new doctor, very exciting.

3.) CW-Verse: Many insights from Riley

4.) What Should We be Watching?

a.) Devilman Crybaby

b.) The Tick coming back

c.) Ash Vs Evil coming back

d.) New Cloverfield Movie

e.) Philip K. Dick short story anthology on Amazon Prime

B.) Gaming

1.) Mario movie being made by Minions studio

2.) Adding Donkey Kong to Mario and Rabbids

3.) Subnautica out of early access

4.) Dark Souls remastered coming to every consoles

5.) Nintendo Labo

6.) The World Ends with You Remastered

7.) New Stellaris Expantion

C.) Other Stuff

1.) New Space X spaceship went successful

2.) Dinner and a Game – Possible Thursday night to play test a game with includes food.  Volunteers needed.

VI.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin, Sentinels, etc.

First Meeting of 2018!

Our first meeting of 2018 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 1437.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!

 

II.) Old Business:

A.) Laser Quest (1/13)

B.) Spring Activities Fair (1/24)

C.) Polar Vortex (1/26 – 1/28)

D.) Random Game Day (1/30)

 

III.) New Business:

A.) February Sponsored Movie

B.) Outings for Spring Semester?

C.) Reports

1.) CosPlay Group

2.) Advisor

 

IV.) CODCON XXIII

A.) Pre-Registration

B.) Events

C.) Merchandise

D.) Publicity

 

V.) Random Rants, Reviews, and Gossip:

A.) Movies/TV

1.) The Last Jedi

2.) Others?

3.) Dr. Who Christmas Special

4.) CW-Verse

5.) What Should We be Watching?

B.) Gaming

C.) Other Stuff

 

VI.) After-Business Gaming: Munchkin, Sentinels, etc.

Meeting Minutes for Dec. 5

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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

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

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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

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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: ?