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.

Next Meeting: July 6

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, July 6 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events

A.) Movies

1.) Warcraft

2.) Independence Day II

3.) The BFG

B.) TV

1.) Game of Thrones Finale

2.) Other?

C.) Laser Quest

D.) Other?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) July Movies—Vote for Sponsorship

1.) Ghostbusters (7/15)

2.) Star Trek Beyond (7/22)

B.) August Movies—Vote for Sponsorship

1.) Suicide Squad (8/05)

2.) Pete’s Dragon (8/12)

3.) Kubo & The Two Strings (8/19)

C.) WolfCon 2016 (7/15 – 16)

D.) Ren Faire (7/30)

E.) Other?

IV.) Other Stuff

A.) Officer Changes

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) CODCON

D.) Gossip, Rants, & Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: TBA

Meeting Minutes: June 1

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

June 1, 2016

 

I.) Previous Events:

     A.) Movies/TV

          1.) X-Men: Apocalypse: Long & slow, but had its amazing moments

          2.) Alice through the Looking Glass: Visually stunning, but plot-wise…meh

          3.) Season Finales

               a.) Flash: Zoom? Meh. Flashpoint?! AWWWWW YEAHHHHHHHH!

               b.) Gotham: Meh

          4.) Other Shows (Game of Thrones, etc.)

               a.) Castle – Very problematic

               b.) Game of Thrones: Some heroes just hold the door…

     B.) ACEN 2016: Fun, but crowded!

II.) Upcoming Events

     A.) June Movie Selection: Warcraft (6/10)

          1.) Thursday June 9 show: 8:00 PM

          2.) Friday Show: TBA

     B.) Laser Quest (6/25)

          1.) We play from 12 – 3 PM; pizza and pop included

          2.) Cost: $20 a player.  After 25 players, the cost is only $15; at 30 players, the cost is only $10!

          3.) Members and non-members welcome!

     C.) Ren Faire Tickets:

          1.) The Club outing is 6/30, weather permitting

          2.) We are also buying tickets that are good all season; $10 for members, $15 for non-members

          3.) Deadline for ordering tickets from Doc: JUNE 15

     C.) Other Stuff?

          1.) Monty Python Holy Grail Quote-&-Sing-Along @ the Tivoli Theater: June 13

          2.) Adventure Realm: Lord of the Rings weekend: June 17-19

III.) Other Business:

     A.) Advisor’s Report

          1.) August 30th, we’ll be hosting a Game Day as part of Chap Days

          2.) WolfCon 2016: July 15 – 17

     B.) Ideas for Club Meetings

          1.) Fall Meeting Times: Fall semester meetings this year will start at 3pm.

          2.) Other Stuff

               a.) Return of the icebreakers?

               b.) Badges?

     D.) Rants, Gossip, & Trailers

          1.) Nintendo potentially entering the movie business in a similar vein to how Marvel has.

          2.) Supergirl will be on the CW, where it will, have a 4-night crossover between it, Flash, Arrow, & Legends of Tomorrow.

IV.) After-Meeting Games: SENTINELS OF THE MULTIVERSE and Werewolf

 NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, July 6, from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630

Meeting Minutes: May 3

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes for May 3, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces?

   +   Jessica Marchetti – Friend of Shannon’s

   +   Mike Williams – Also friend of Shannon’s

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Huntsman: Winter’s War: Prequel + Sequel = WHAAAAAAT?!

2.) Ratchet & Clank: …Meh?

3.) Season finales: Supergirl?

B.) Other Stuff?

1.) New Games? Gears of War Beta / StarFox Zero / Avalon 4

2.) New Companion announced for Dr. Who!  Pearl

3.) Other

a.) Director of DC’s upcoming Flash movie left.

b.) RDJ is signed on to the upcoming Spidey film

c.) They teased [metal-clawed] Wolverine for X-Men Apocalypse… but not necessarily Hugh Jackman?

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies:

1.) Captain America: Civil War:

a.) Tickets for Thursday show: 7:50 (arrive NO LATER THAN 7:00 PM!) See Brody for tickets.

b.) Friday show: 6:35 PM (arrive NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM).  See Doc for tickets. 

c.) Tickets MUST be purchased on WEDNESDAY–SPEAK NOW OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE.

2.) X-Men: Apocalypse: Show times to be announced via e-mail and Facebook—stay tuned!

B.) Upcoming Summer Events:

1.) Laser Quest – Best Options: Saturday, June 25 or Saturday, July 9? Leaning toward June 25.

(If we get 20 ppl, it’s $20 per; we get 30 ppl, it’s $10 per. Also, attendees don’t need to be members!)

2.) Ren-Faire – Best Options July 30th or Aug. 13?  Leaning toward July 30.

 (Tickets are paid for by CoDcon profits)

3.) Gen Con? Sandra. Tickets were crazy hard to get.

4.) ACEN (5/20) Shannon and her crew are going in costume. Yay!

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report: Claire’s leaving… Farewell, and good luck to her, and to the club in her absence!

B.) Advisor’s Report: Mardi Roebuck-Knight, Our Champion from the kingdom of Student Life, is retiring this year. Let us honor her by sharing our hard-won goodies-cart!

C.) Inter-Club Outreach: Note from the Desk of the Son of the King:   Keep it up!

D.) Special Guest – Rep. from Downer’s Sand Bar (Nearby Laser Tag): They have Wednesday board game nights and need GMs; if interested, check the flier contact Doc

E.) Outgoing Officers: Farewell, Chris and Sandra—great jobs by both of you!

F.) Officer Elections for 2016 – 2017:

                   President         –         A l y s s a   S m i t h

                   Vice Pres         –         S h a n n o n   R y a n

                   Secretary         –         B r o d y   C h a l l i n o r

                   Officer-@-Large   –   J o e l   B a h e n a

                   Social Media Director  – J e s s   T a y l o r

G.) Summer Meetings: First Wednesdays of the month (June 1, July 6, Aug. 3)

H.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers: X-Men Apocalypse final trailer!

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf  (With a big Werewolf Cut-Out!)

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, June 1, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630

NO MEETING ON MAY 17—BEST OF LUCK ON FINALS WEEK!

 

Last Meeting of the Semester!

Yes, it’s our last meeting of the academic year!  For getting Bronze Level, we get the “Goodies Cart”—FREE TREATS!!!  On the agenda, as we close out this year and look ahead, include:

I.) Any New Faces?

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV:

1.) Huntsman: Winter’s War

2.) Ratchet and Clank

3.) Season finales

B.) Other Stuff?

1.) New Games?

2.) New Companion announced for Dr. Who!

3.) Other

III.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies:

1.) Captain America: Civil War:

a.) Tickets for Thursday show (May 5, 7:50 PM)

b.) Friday show

2.) X-Men: Apocalypse

B.) Upcoming Summer Events:

1.) Laser Quest in July?

2.) Ren Faire in July or August?

3.) Gen Con?

4.) Other Possible Events?

C.) Other Stuff

1.) ACEN (5/20)

2.) Other Cons?

IV.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Inter-Club Outreach

D.) Downer’s Sand Bar

E.) Special Guest

F.) Summer Meetings

                G.) Officer Elections for 2016 – 2017

H.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

V.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf and Munchkin Marvel (New!)

Meeting Minutes: April 19

Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club

Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2016

 

I.) Any New Faces or Birthdays?

A.) New people? No. 

B.) Birthdays? Brody!

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

1.) Supergirl Finale?

2.) Jungle Book – Christopher Walken. ‘Nuff. Said.

B.) Gaming?  Not really

 

III.) CODCON XXI Post Mortem

A.) By the numbers:

1.) Slightly less money than last year, but still good.

2.) Best attendance numbers ever—just over 400!

B.) What went well:

1.) The Nintendo and Sony reps loved us.

2.) Much more professional/organized

3.) Artists more successful

C.) What didn’t go as well:

1.) The dice bags killed us

2.) Signage needs work

3.) Treasure Hunt not as successful as hoped

4.) Getting crowded!

D.) Suggestions for next year:

1.) Hoard singles

2.) Consult TJ about signage

3.) Buy more [250] dice

4.) Website overhaul

5.) Overnight parking?

 

IV.) Upcoming Events:

A.) May Sponsored Movies:

1.)  Captain America: Civil War – Thursday (5/05) time: 7:50 PM; Friday: TBA

2.) X-Men Apocalypse (5/26/27): TBA

B.) Officer Nominations for 2016 – 2017

1.) President – Alyssa

2.) Veep – Justin, Lisa, Shannon, Jess

3.) Secretary – Brody

4.) Officer-@-Large – Shannon, Joel, Jess

5.) Social Media – Shannon, Jess

C.) Other?

                       

V.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

1.) Maid cafe went over great

2.) Karaoke night may return next year.

3.) Want to schedule more card/board games in Maid Café

4.) Will be electing new chair (co-chairs?) soon

B.) Advisor’s Report

1.) We dropped the ball on the whole Shakespeare event, but can attend SCA event on Wed.

2.) We earned Bronze level—get a “Goodies Cart” at next meeting!

3.) Consider volunteering for Commencement?

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

1.) The bidding war over rights to a live-action Pokemon movie

2.) Doctor Strange trailer!

3.) Suicide Squad trailer!

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf, Firefly Flux, and Munchkin Steampunk

 

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, May 6, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, BIC 1630 (LAST MEETING OF THE YEAR)

 

Next Club Meeting: April 19

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 19 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM in BIC 1630.  On the agenda:

 

I.) Any New Faces?

 

II.) Previous Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Gaming?

 

III.) CODCON XXI Post Mortem

A.) By the numbers

B.) What went well

C.) What didn’t go as well

D.) Suggestions for next year

 

IV.) Upcoming Events:

A.) Movies/TV?

B.) Officer Nominations for 2016 – 2017

C.) Other?

 

V.) Other Stuff:

A.) CosPlay Report

B.) Advisor’s Report

C.) Rants, Gossip, and Trailers

 

VI.) After-Meeting Games: Werewolf and Munchkin

COME ON DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE TO CODCON!

CODCON XXI: “Down the Rabbit Hole” opens today at 6 PM!  COME ON DOWN!  For details, go to http://www.codcon.com.

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