Stuffed COWS GameDays

Looking for a break from the Black Friday crowds or a diversion from weekend homework?  Then come join the Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club for Gamedays 2016!  Three days of role play, board/card, video, and other gaming, as well as other extras!

Our event runs Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26 from 9 AM – 11 PM and Sunday, Nov. 27 from 9 AM – 6 PM in SRC 2000.

Admission: FREE (some RPGA events require an entry fee)!

While there will be a number of RPGA events and other board/card games, we need club members to run events as well (especially video games)!  If you’d like to run an event, just let Doc know by Friday, Nov. 18.

Next Meeting: Nov. 1

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 2710.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Faces!

II.) Previous Business:

A.) Movies/TV

B.) Random Game Day

C.) Other Stuff

III.) Upcoming Business:

A.) November Movies (Can sponsor Two):

1.) Dr. Strange (11/03-4)

2.) Arrival (11/11)

3.) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (11/18)

4.) Moana (11/25)

B.) Stuffed COWS/Gameday (11/25 – 27)

C.) Other Stuff

IV.) Other Business:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Collaborations

D.) CODCON

E.) Rants, Gossip, and/or Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games

Random Game Day!

Since our next meeting would fall on In-Service Day (no classes!), we’ve decided to hold a Random Game Day on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 2:30 – 7:00 PM in the Student Lounge (SSC 1200).  We’ll have board, card, and video games available, though we’d love to have you bring your own to play!  Come join the fun!

Meeting Minutes for Oct. 4

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

 Oct. 4, 2016

 

I.) Welcome New Faces!
            Ethan Mitchell – Just wandering and Alyssa
Joey – Came here through Doc

II.) Previous Business:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Miss Peregrine’s – It was pretty okay

2.) Fall TV Premiers

a.) New Agents of Shield – it was good
b.) Flash
c.) Z-Nation
d.) Timeless
e.) Luke Cage – 8.9/10 Above Jessica Jones, below Daredevil
f.) Westworld – It looks interesting
g.) Gotham – It was better than previous seasons

B.) Other Stuff?

1.) Successor to the Megaman games – Haven’t finished, but looks promising
2.) Warhammer/Total War(hammer) Video Games released (?)
3.) Pirates of the Caribbean – Promo Trailer out
4.) Pokemon Sun and Moon 2nd evolution

III.) Upcoming Business:

A.) Inter-Club Activities:

1.) Astronomy Club:

a.) Observation Night – Greene Valley Forest Preserve @ Sat., Oct. 8;

b.) Also, possible team-up re: Club-sponsored showings of Rogue One &/or Passengers

2.) Page Turners:

a.) Discussing the first 1/3 of Hitchhiker’s Guide in BIC 2624 on Oct. 10, (Monday) 3:00-4:00pm;

b.) Bashing the banning of books in SSC 3245, on Oct. 24 from 3:00-4:30pm

3.) Psi Beta, et al – Past/Present/Future of AI (TBA)

4.) Game Development Club:

a.) In the fishbowl on Wednesdays 3:00-9:00pm for the gaming –

b.) Mondays 6:00-9:00pm for the Game Development Club (In SCC, Room # TBA)

B.) Conception Gaming Con (Fri., Oct 14 – Sun., Oct. 16)

1.) These are the people who bring the metaphorical thunder to CODCON. They bring the ENTIRE Board Game Library to COD – so they deserve all the help we can afford to give!!!

2.) Those who help on Friday and/or Sunday get in FREE that day.

3.) Contact Doc ASAP if you can help.

C.) Random Game Day (Tues., Oct. 25, 3 – 7 PM, Student Lounge)

1.) Bring whatever games you want to play (and any necessary controllers and consoles)

2.) Board, card, video… all games are welcome!

D.) No *Club* Meeting on Oct. 18 – In-Service Day

E.) Other Stuff?

1.) Anyone interested in seeing Young Frankenstein tomorrow at 7 PM?

2.) Watch for Stuffed COWS in November!

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.)  CosPlay Group

1.) Meets on Wednesdays in the BIC 2818 from 2:30-5:00pm

2.) Doing Hands-On sewing tutorial tomorrow

B.)  CODCON

1.)  Web design gurus needed!

2.)  Current theme is time travel… but how can we better incorporate or specify this into the con? (One day in the past, one in the present, one in the future? The Flash TV show is tackling Flashpoint, so do we center around paradoxes?)

C.)  Advisor’s Report: No report

D.)  Random Rants, Gossip, etc.

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels of the Multiverse + Werewolf + Monty Python Flux

Next Meeting: Oct. 4

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, October 4 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 2710.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Faces!

II.) Previous Business:

A.) Movies/TV:
1.) Miss Peregrine’s

2.) Fall TV Premiers

B.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Business:

A.) Inter-Club Activities:

1.) Astronomy Club Observation Night (Sat., Oct. 8)

2.) Page Turners: Discussion of First 1/3rd of Hitchhiker’s Guide (Oct. 10)

3.) Psi Beta, et al—Past/Present/Future of AI (TBA)

B.) Conception Gaming Con (Fri., Oct 14 – Sun., Oct. 16)

C.) Random Game Day (Tues., Oct. 25, 3 – 7 PM, Student Lounge)

D.) No Meeting on Oct. 18 – In-Service Day

E.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Group

B.) CODCON

C.) Advisor’s Report

D.) Random Rants, Gossip, etc.

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA (Bring something to share!)

Meeting Minutes from Sept. 20

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes: Sept. 20

 

I.) Welcome New Attendees!

II.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies/TV?

     B.) Student Life Retreat (9/10): Useful information learned; food was meh

     C.) Food Truck Rally/5K Run (9/17): We definitely “swept up”!

      D.) Other Stuff?

 III.) Upcoming Events:

     A.) TV Premieres to Catch?

          1.) CW Shows (Supergirl, Flash, Arrow, etc.)

          2.) Gotham, season 3

          3.) Many others to catch!

     B.) Steampunk Weekend in Lockport (9/24/25): Free, though some activities have a fee

     C.) Conception 2016 (10/14 – 16)

          1.) Club members who help with set-up and tear down get in for free those days

          2.) Club members get in for ½ price

          3.) For details and to register, go to http://concentricgamecons.com/?page_id=42.

     D.) Other Stuff?

 IV.) Other Stuff:

     A.) CosPlay Group Report

          1.) Tutorial on using spray paint (not actually used in class, of course!)

          2.) Anyone for custom stickers?

     B.) Advisor’s Report:

            1.) Homecoming is next week—FREE FOOD!

            2.) Saturday, Oct. 1: BUBBLE SOCCER!  LET’S FIELD A TEAM!!!

     C.) CODCON Update: Our theme is still In Time!

     D.) Social Media Update

          1.) Find us on Discord https://discord.gg/PkTdv5e
2.) We now have an Instagram account!

     E.) Meeting Ideas

          1.) NINJA?
2.) Half and half. Business and pleasure. Business in the front and party in the back.

     F.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

          1.) Mafia III is coming
2.) New Gears of War trailer
3.) Lego Dimensions update! (Batman packs?)

               a.) Adventure Time
b.) Gremlins
c.) The A-Team
d.) Sonic the Hedgehog
e.) Harry Potter
f.) Mission Impossible

          4.) Animal Crossing update! Villagers can live in a trailer house and can be customized
5.) Kingdom Hearts E=MCSqared              

 V.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin, House on the Hill

 

 

Next Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 20

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 2710.  On the agenda:

I.) Welcome New Attendees!

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Student Life Retreat (9/10)

C.) Food Truck Rally/5K Run (9/17)

D.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) TV Premieres to Catch?

B.) Steampunk Weekend in Lockport (9/24/25)

C.) Conception 2016 (10/14 – 16)

D.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Group Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) CODCON Update

D.) Social Media Update

E.) Meeting Ideas

F.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: Sentinels, Munchkin, Werewolf?

Meeting Minutes for Sept. 6

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

Sept. 6, 2016

 

I.) Welcomes and Introductions!

Andres – Brought by: Joel

Nick – Brought by: General interest

Louie – Brought by: Cookies

Victoria – Brought by: Cosplay Club

Mara – Brought by: General interest

Sam – Brought by: General interest

Jimmy – Brought by: General interest

Adam – Brought by: General interest

Erin G. – Brought by: Fantasy/Video games

Cristina – Brought by: Returning

Riley – Brought by: General interest

Matt – ‘Dragged’ by: Riley

AJ – Brought by: Word of ‘fun stuff’

Richard – Brought by: Ariana

Ariana – Brought by: Treats and gen. interest

Vanessa – Brought by: Alyssa

Josh – Brought by: Reason to skip class

Jacob – Brought by: Gaming

Matthew Sherlock – Brought by: Desire for a community of similar weirdos

Irvin – Brought by: President of Astronomy Club, (semi-returning)

Karen – Brought by: Jess

Heidi – Brought by Jess/Joel

Erin F. – Brought by: Word of mouth

Claudio – Brought by: General interest…?

 

II.) Previous Activities:

A.) Movies:

1.) Suicide Squid:  Good setup for Harley solo movie… not

2.) Pete’s Dragon:  Oh dear lord, my heartstrings are still bruised.

3.) Kubo & the Two Strings: Far better than Suicide Squid.

4.) Star Trek Beyond: Amazing; better than the other two

B.) Random Game Day (Aug. 30): Fun – 10 out of 10!. Would do again. Better than Suicide Squid.

C.) Activity Fair (Aug. 31):  Rousing success. The Force Awakened a large attendance.

 

III.) Upcoming Activities:

A.) Sponsored Movies:

1.) No September movies, and no October ones either.

2.) Look for multiple sponsored films in Nov. & Dec.

B.) Laps for the Chaps (Sept. 17):

1.) We get to make sure people don’t die, and best of all, we don’t have to run!

2.) Contact Doc for the special code so you don’t have to pay (the club covers the cost).

3.) Feel free to dress up (Star Trek outfits in honor of 50th Anniversary?)

C.) Other Upcoming Events?

1.) Steampunk Weekend in Lockport on Sept. 24 – 25

2.) Star Trek Convention in Rosemont—Lots of stars!  Go to http://www.creationent.com/cal/stchi.htm for details.

 

IV.) Other Business:

A.) Time to Renew Memberships! For the low, low, price of $5, you too can receive astounding benefits!!!

B.) CosPlay Group Report: 2:30-4:30 PM on Wednesdays in room BIC 2818

C.) Advisor’s Report: Check out ChapLife

D.) CoDCON Update

E.) Vice President Election: Lisa Barkalow selected (Huzzah, Lisa!)

F.) Other News, Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

 

V.) After-Meeting Games: Space Flux and Car Wars

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, BIC 2710

First Meeting of the Year!

Our first meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year will be on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in BIC 2710 (NOTE NEW TIME AND ROOM!).  On the agenda:

I.) Welcomes and Introductions!

II.) Previous Activities:

A.) Movies:

1.) Suicide Squad

2.) Pete’s Dragon

3.) Kubo & the Two Strings

4.) Others?

B.) Random Game Day (Aug. 30)

C.) Activity Fair (Aug. 31)

D.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Activities:

A.) September Sponsored Movie?

B.) Laps for the Chaps (Sept. 17)

C.) Anything Else?

IV.) Other Business:

A.) Time to Renew Memberships!

B.) CosPlay Group Report

C.) Advisor’s Report

D.) CODCON Update

E.) Nominations for Vice President

F.) Other News, Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

Random Game Day!

Come join us for Random Game Day on Tuesday, August 30 from 2:30 – 6:30 PM in the College of DuPage Student Lounge (SSC 1200).  We’ll have a variety of board, table-top, and video games to play, as well as other stuff to do.  Come and join the fun!