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!

Aug. 3 Meeting Minutes

Sci-Fi/Fantasy &Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

August 3, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces?
— Julia (friend of Alyssa J. Smith)

II.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies

          1.) Ghostbusters: It was funny and enjoyable!

          2.) Star Trek Beyond: It was awesome!! Villain was flat, but then came around in the end.

          3.) Batman: The Killing Joke: Unnecessary Bat Sex; otherwise, good adaptation of graphic novel

          4.) Legend of Tarzan: Shirtless Alexander Skarsgård; decent retelling of legend

     B.) WolfCon: Low attendance, but decent for their first summer con

     C.) Ren Faire:

          1.) Good weather, but no group photo!

          2.) Three tickets left for purchase—contact Doc ASAP!

 III.) Upcoming Events:

     A.) Suicide Squad

          1.) Thursday 8:00 PM – Alyssa is in charge of tickets.  Arrive by 7:30 PM

          2.) Friday 5:15 PM – Doc is in charge of tickets.  Arrive by 4:45 PM

     B.) GENCON: Anyone going?

     C.) Wizard World: Alyssa is going; for more details, go to http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon/chicago

     D.) Chaparral Game Day – Tuesday, August 30th, 2:30-6:00pm

          1.) We hope to use this event to recruit new members.

          2.) Games, consoles, and GMs needed!

     E.) Student Life Activity Faire – Wednesday, August 31st, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM—VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO STAFF THE TABLE!!!

     F.) Club meetings will be back to every other Tuesday as of next month: 3:00 – 4:30 PM, room still TBA (but hopefully BIC 1630).

IV.) Other Stuff

     A.) Advisor’s Report:

          1.) COD 50th Anniversary Retro Game Day: Aiming for late Feb/early March to help promote CODCON

          2.) Operation Supply Drop: looking for donations of games, consoles, and accessories to send to the troops overseas

     B.) CODCON: Theme change?

     C.) Rants, Gossip, & Trailers

 V.) After-Meeting Game: N/A

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, BIC 2710

 

August Meeting

Our last meeting of the summer will be on Wednesday, August 3 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies

1.) Ghostbusters

2.) Star Trek Beyond

3.) Batman: The Killing Joke

4.) Others?

B.) WolfCon

C.) Ren Faire

D.) Other Stuff?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Suicide Squad

1.) Thursday Show: 8:00 PM

2.) Friday Show: 5:15 PM

B.) GENCON

C.) Wizard World

D.) Chaparral Game Day (8/30)

E.) Student Life Activity Faire (8/31)

F.) Other?

IV.) Other Stuff

A.) Advisor’s Report

B.) CODCON

C.) Rants, Gossip, & Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Game: TBA

July 6 Meeting Minutes

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

July 6, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces?

         +   Phillip – Saw Club fliers

         +   Danielle – Jess’s sister…? Followed her

         +   Austin – Succumbed to Doc’s pressure

         >   Bruce   –  WolfCon

         >   Ross    –   WolfCon

 

II.) Previous Events

     A.) Movies

          1.) Warcraft: Ok. Technically the best-selling VG-adaptation of all time… because China.

          2.) Independence Day: Resurgence: Meh? 

          3.) The BFG: No one here has seen it yet.

     B.) TV

          1.) Game of Thrones Finale: People died.

          2.) Nothing else

     C.) Laser Quest: Tom M. kicked everyone’s butt (as per usual); still, fun was had by all.

 

III.) Upcoming Events:

     A.) Sponsored July MovieGhostbusters

          1.) Thursday, 7/14 @ 8:00 PM—arrive by no later than 7:30 PM

          2.) Friday, 7/15 @ 5:25 PM; arrive no later than 5:15 PM

          3.) Other July Movies to consider:

               a.) Batman: The Killing Joke: Mon., 7/25, 7:30 PM

               b.) Star Wars: The Force Awakens: 7/28, 8 PM, COD—FREE SHOW

     B.) Sponsored August MovieSuicide Squad

          1.) Thursday, 8/04 @ TBA

          2.) Friday, 8/05, TBA

     C.) WolfCon 2016 (7/15 & 7/16, 8am-11pm)

          1.) If anyone can help out, please show up at 8 AM on Friday

          2.) Admission: only $5 for club members

          3.) They’re still accepting events if you want to run something

          4.) For details, go to http://www.wolfcon.org

     D.) Ren Faire July 30

          1.) Meet at COD (by Starbucks) @ 8:00 AM for carpooling

          2.) Date is subject to change based on weather

          3.) Make sure to bring cash unless you like ATM charges!

          4.) If you’ve still not paid for your tickets, you need to do so by Thursday, July 14!

     E.) Pokemon Go releases any time now!

 

IV.) Other Stuff

     A.) Officer Changes:

          1.) Vice President Vacancy—decided in Fall

          2.) Jess is now Officer at Large, Joel is Social Media Director

     B.) Advisor’s Report

          1.) Changes coming to Student Life personnel (Farewell, Mardi!)

          2.) New college president is officially sworn in; shouldn’t affect us much (seems supportive of clubs)

     C.) CODCON XXII – Theme: Time Travel (Graphics needed)

     D.) Gossip, Rants, & Trailers!

          1.) Zelda: Breath of the Wild Trailer

          2.) The Pope owns a copy of Undertale!?

 

V.) After-Meeting Game: Marvel Munchkin

 

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, August 3, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, in BIC 1630.

 

WolfCon Summer Games Con

Come join us on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 from 8 AM – 11 PM in SRC 2000 at the College of DuPage for WolfCon 2016, sponsored by the COD Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club and run by WolfCon/Game Base 7.  This two-day con features a variety of RPGs, Miniatures, Card, and Board Games, as well as an Auction, a Games Bazaar, the ARtemis Starship Bridge Simulation room, and more.  Special Guest: Rachel Ventura from Legendary Games!

Admission is only $10 per day, $15 for the weekend!  For more details, go to http://wolfcon.org.