Next Meeting: Feb. 16

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies
1.) Pride, Prejudice, & Zombies
2.) Deadpool
B.) TV, Games, etc.
C.) Activity Fair
D.) Other Past Events?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Feb. Movies: Gods of Egypt (2/26)
B.) March Movies:
1.) 10 Cloverfield Lane (3/11)
2.) Divergent: Allegiant (3/18)
3.) Midnight Special (3/18)
4.) The Little Prince (3/18)
5.) Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (3/25)
C.) Little Buddies Game Day
D.) Other Events?

IV.) CODCON:
A.) Events
B.) Publicity
C.) Merchandise
D.) Volunteers Needed!

V.) Other Stuff:
A.) CosPlay Group Report
B.) Advisor’s Report
C.) Inter-Club Activities
D.) Gossip, Rants, and Trailers

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Sentinels, and Munchkin

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes for Feb. 2

I.) Any New Faces?
Chris – found out via Sci-Fi Lit class
Chris – found out via CoD website?!
Kelsey – found out via NSO last term
Michael – found out via FaceBook
Kevin – found out via Sci-Fi Lit class
Ken – found out via online

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies & TV
1.) Gallavant season finale – season 3??
2.) RWBY Season Three
3.) The 5th Wave – book and movie were both unimpressive
B.) Games: Tales of Symphonia pre-order
C.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Student Life Fair: Wed. Feb. 3, 10 AM – 1 PM (Show up to Doc’s office at 8, if you can)
Volunteers: Jacob, (9am-10am) Aaron, (10am-11am) Joel, (11am-1pm) Alyssa (9am-1pm)
B.) February Sponsored Movies:
1.) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Feb. 5): Friday 7:00 pm (arrive no later than 6:30 PM)
2.) Deadpool (Feb. 11/12)
a.) Thursday 7:00 pm. Arrive no later than 6:15 PM. See Brody for Thursday tickets. Unclaimed tickets will be returned at 6:45 PM
b.) Friday 6:10pm. Arrive no later than 5:30 PM. See Doc for tickets. Unclaimed tickets will be returned at 5:45 PM
3.) If you arrive after the club has gone into the theater, save your receipt if you want to be reimbursed.
C.) Other Stuff?

IV.) CODCON XXI:
A.) Publicity, volunteering, and events!
1.) We need YOU to help our publicity efforts, and/or volunteering for helping run the con and/or events!
2.) Register events you want to run on http://www.codcon.com!
3.) Artemis Bridge Simulator will be there, among many other things.
B.) Merchandise!
1.) Dice are here! ($1.00)
2.) Prototype dice bags are here! (Price TBD)
C.) Other Stuff

V.) Other Stuff:
A.) CosPlay Group Report: First meeting of the semester tomorrow (Feb. 3), 2:30 PM, BIC 2818.
B.) Advisor’s Report: We will give $50 to charity (raising $$ for books for African kids).
C.) Inter-Club Outreach: [Post CODcon] Celebration of Shakespeare’s life – we can add Klingon Hamlet, and Shakespeare’s Star Wars (Ep. IV-VI; if someone has the prequel ones, let us know.)
D.) Random Rants, Trailers, and Gossip
1.) Because he’s awesome, why not Deadpool again?
2.) Once Upon a Time starts up again soon!
3.) Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming in June

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Sentinels, Munchkin: Loot Letter etc.

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630

Next Meeting: Feb. 2

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies & TV
B.) Games
C.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Student Life Fair: Wed. Feb. 3, 10 AM – 1 PM
B.) February Sponsored Movies:
1.) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Feb. 4/5)
2.) Deadpool (Feb. 11/12)
C.) Other Stuff?

IV.) CODCON XXI:
A.) Publicity!
B.) Volunteering!
C.) Events!
D.) Other Stuff

V.) Other Stuff:
A.) CosPlay Group Report
B.) Advisor’s Report
C.) Inter-Club Outreach
D.) Random Rants, Trailers, and Gossip

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

Meeting Minutes for Jan. 26

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2016

I.) Any New Faces?
Joshua/John – found via FaceBook (Friend of Chris)
Fabiola – came via friend

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies:
1.) Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Generally… Awesome!
2.) The Good Dinosaur: Sentimental but good
3.) Others?
B.) TV
1.) Dr. Who Christmas Special: Good. River Song, yay!
2.) The Shannara Chronicles
3.) Galavant: Funny…it’s still Galavant. :)
4.) Legends of Tomorrow (First half of pilot): Doctor Who meets CW DC shows – we like it!
5.) Agent Carter, season 2: Fantastic!
6.) The X-Files: Liked it.
7.) The Magicians: No verdict yet
8.) Lucifer: Liked it.
9.) Others?
C.) Winter Laser Quest: Fun times! 15-16 people!
D.) Con + Alt + Delete – Fliers were handed out; over 1,000 attended!
E.) Petition to Name Element 117 Octarine (Oc, or ‘ook’) in honor of Terry Pratchett’s death. Has almost 50,000 signatures, & would fit w/ the ‘-ine’ halogen name scheme. Go to https://www.change.org/p/iupac-joint-institute-for-nuclear-research-lawrence-livermore-national-laboratory-name-new-element-117-octarine-in-honour-of-terry-pratchett-s-discworld

III.) Upcoming Events
A.) Spring Activities Faire (Wed., Feb. 3, 10am – 1pm; setup @ 9am): Need volunteers! Contact Doc if you can help!
B.) February Movies:
1.) Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (Feb. 4/5)
2.) Deadpool (Feb. 11/12)
C.) Other Events?

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) CosPlay Group Report: Meetings start next Wednesday (2/03)
B.) Advisor’s Report: Please register in ChapLife.
C.) Inter-club Activities: We want to work with English Dept’s celebration of Shakespeare’s life/death, among other things (4/18 – 22).
D.) CODCON: Ten Weeks to Go!
1.) Merchandise: Dice ($1 per) are HERE – and demo dice bags are on the way!
2.) PUBLICITY!: I M P O R T A N T ! ! ! Spread the word, especially through social media
3.) Events: Staffing Volunteering & Event Registration N E E D E D!
E.) Trailers: Suicide Squad, 20th Aniv. Pokemon Super Bowl Ad, More?

V.) After-Meeting Games: Munchkin: Loot Letter / Sentinels of the Multiverse / Werewolf

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630

First Meeting of 2016!

Our first meeting of the 2016 Spring Semester will be on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies:
1.) Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2.) The Good Dinosaur
3.) Others?
B.) TV
1.) Dr. Who Christmas Special
2.) The Shannara Chronicles
3.) Galavant
4.) Legends of Tomorrow
5.) The X-Files
6.) The Magicians
7.) Lucifer
8.) Others?
C.) Winter Laser Quest
D.) Other Previous Events?

III.) Upcoming Events
A.) Spring Activities Faire (Feb. 2, 10 AM – 1 PM)
B.) February Movies:
1.) Pride & President & Zombies (Feb. 4/5)
2.) Deadpool (Feb. 11/12)
C.) Other Events?

IV.) Other Stuff
A.) CosPlay Group Report
B.) Advisor’s Report
C,.) Inter-club Activities
D.) CODCON
1.) Merchandise
2.) PUBLICITY!
3.) Events
E.) Other Stuff?
F.) Gossip & Rants

V.) After-Meeting Game: TBA

Meeting Minutes for Dec. 15

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes for Dec. 15

I.) Any New Faces?
Julia – ALL HAIL SHE WHO SAW THE FLIERS – Also, thanks to Alyssa

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies/TV
1.) Supergirl—Martian Manhunter Revealed! – “wasn’t too bad”
2.) Dr. Who Season Finale—Return of the Sonic Screwdriver!
3.) Trailers: MANY (See below)

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Thursday, meet no later than 7 pm; Friday, meet no later than 5 pm)
1.) Friday, we might meet up at 10 am in BIC 1630 to watch Ep. VI, then go to lunch; contact doc by Thursday if you’re interested
2.) If you’ve not gotten your ticket from Doc, do so by Friday!
B.) Laser Quest (Jan. 16): The more players, the cheaper it is for all! Invite a few of your friends!
C.) Movies/TV/Gaming
1.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/18 – 20)
2.) Dr. Who Christmas Special—River Song Returns!
3.) Other?
D.) Spring Semester Events
1.) Student Life Activities Faire: Feb. 3, 10 AM – 1 PM
2.) Big Buddies/Little Buddies — Rescheduling for March (tentative)

IV.) Other Stuff:
A.) CosPlay Update – Apparently they had fun with their Holiday Party.
B.) Advisor’s Update – APPLY FOR SCI-FI LIT. CLASS (ENGLI-1156 Six slots are filled thus far)
C.) CODCON
1.) Merchandise – Dice. Such Pretty. Very Wow. Available in Feb!
2.) Publicity–
D.) Election of Social Media Director – Shannon steps into the ring, & wins unanimously!
E.) Trailers & Teasers – X-Men Apocalypse, The BFG, Doctor Strange teaser, and Star Trek 3-boot, Independence Day: Resurgence, Fantastic Beasts[…], Batman v. Superman, Cpt. America: Civil War, The 12 Days of Deadpool, & TMNT 2: Out of the Shadows…
F.) Gossip, Rants, News, etc.

V.) After-Meeting Game: Werewolf

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630
SEE YOU NEXT YEAR/SEMESTER!

Winter Laser Quest Outing

Our Winter Laser Quest event will be on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 12 – 3 PM. As always, we’ll have three private games, pizza, pop, and fun! The cost is $20 per person, but the more players we get, the cheaper it is for everyone (20 – 25 players–$15 each; 25 – 30 players–$10 each!), so bring a friend! Please RSVP by no later than Wed., Jan 13; we need at least 15 players to make this a worthwhile event.

Last Meeting of 2015!

Our last meeting of 2015 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies/TV
1.) Supergirl—Martian Manhunter Revealed!
2.) Dr. Who Season Finale
3.) Other?
B.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Star Wars: The Force Awakens Tickets
B.) Laser Quest (Jan. 16)
C.) Movies/TV/Gaming
1.) Con/Alt/Delete (12/18 – 20)
2.) Dr. Who Christmas Special—River Song Returns!
3.) Other?
D.) Spring Semester Events
1.) Student Life Activities Faire: Feb. 3, 10 AM – 1 PM
2.) Big Buddies/Little Buddies—Reschedule for March?
E.) Other?

IV.) Other Stuff:
A.) CosPlay Update
B.) Advisor’s Update
C.) CODCON
1.) Merchandise
2.) Publicity
D.) Election of Social Media Director
E.) Gossip, Rants, News, etc.

V.) After-Meeting Game: Werewolf and Munchkin Gloom

Meeting Minutes for Dec. 1

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club
Meeting Minutes
December 1, 2015

I.) New Faces?
Emiko – Introduced to us via Shannon

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies/TV
1.) Hunger Games—Mockingjay, pt. II (11/20): Ending stretched out a bit, it followed the book.
2.) Victor Frankenstein (11/25): Supposedly sloppy, but it never came to Cinemark, so we never went to see it.
3.) Others?
a.) Jessica Jones came out and continues the tradition of AMAZING-yet-VERY-dark Marvel Netflix content
b.) Legends of Tomorrow 2nd Trailer!
c.) Galavant will return in January on ABC.
B.) Big Buddies/Little Buddies (11/21): Canceled due to snow. Reschedule it for the spring
C.) Stuffed COWS/Wolfcon (1/27 – 29)
1.) Stuffed COWS? Great. Wolfcon? Not so much (their numbers took a hit by moving out here). They won’t run concurrently again.
2.) Draxtar Magic Tourney only drew 4 players, but all players who came said they heard about it from us. Enough to hopefully get a Pro-Qualifier for CODCON.
D.) Chicago TARDIS (11/27 – 29): Unorganized, but fun?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Star Wars (Dec. 17/18):
1.) Thursday Showtime: 7:40pm – ideal meetup time is probably around 7pm, unless you’re eating there beforehand
2.) Friday Showtime: 5:40pm – ideal meetup time is probably around 5pm, unless you’re eating there beforehand
3.) Watch your email for updates regarding pre-movie meal meetups
B.) Winter Laser Quest (Jan. 16): The larger the attendance, (up to 30 ppl) the lower the individual cost
C.) Jan/Feb Movies:
1.) January is dead, but February has two soon-to-be Valentine’s classics: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, (2/5) and Deadpool (2/12)!
2.) Preliminary round of votes goes to us solely funding Deadpool; will double-check at a later meeting
D.) Holiday Party (w/ CosPlay Group) (Dec. 16, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 2818): They’ve said that help with organizing it is always appreciated
E.) Other Stuff?
1.) Midwest FurryCon (12/04 – 06)
2.) Con-Alt-Delete (12/18 – 20)

IV.) Other Business:
A.) Nominations for Social Media Director position
1.) Olivia – Has FaceBook, Twitter, … just about everything
2.) If anyone else wants to run for this position, contact Doc by Dec. 8
B.) CosPlay Group Report: Last meeting had low attendance
C.) Advisor’s Report: Register for Doc’s Sci-Fi Literature Class–ENGLI 1156!
D.) Inter-Club Efforts/Activities: Preliminary talks with the Jewelry-Making Club
E.) CODCON
1.) We’re selling dice and dice bags!
2.) ‘ADVERTISING, ADVERTISING, ADVERTISING!’—Especially on Social Media
3.) … with a side of ‘Volunteering, volunteering, volunteering!’
F.) News/Gossip/Rants/Etc.
1.) Cancelled Kingdom Hearts Cartoon
2.) Cancelled 1st-Person Avengers Game

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630

Next Meeting: Tuesday, Dec. 1

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630. On the agenda:

I.) New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:
A.) Movies/TV
1.) Hunger Games—Mockingjay, pt. II (11/20)
2.) Victor Frankenstein (11/25)
3.) Others?
B.) Big Buddies/Little Buddies (11/21)
C.) Stuffed COWS/Wolfcon (1/27 – 29)
D.) Chicago TARDIS (11/27 – 29)
E.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:
A.) Star Wars (Dec. 17/18)
B.) Winter Laser Quest (Jan. 16)
C.) Jan/Feb Movies
D.) Holiday Party (w/ CosPlay Group) (Dec. 16, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 2818)?
E.) Other Stuff?

IV.) Other Business:
A.) Nominations for Social Media Director position
B.) CosPlay Group Report
C.) Advisor’s Report
D.) Inter-Club Efforts/Activities
E.) CODCON
F.) News/Gossip/Rants/Etc.

V.) After-Meeting Game: TBA

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