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.

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!)

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