FOSsil Bank Update (26 October 2013)

Posted on 26 October 2013

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Hi folks,

Here’s another update for you.

#FundFreeCulture

If you spot chances to #FundFreeCulture, shoot me an email and tweet about it!

Newly spotted

Angel is the first open source sensor for health and fitness, and it’s on IndieGoGo! ($236,506/$100,000; 7 days left): http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/angel-the-first-open-sensor-for-health-and-fitness

Alessandro of unPlayable Games is on Patreon. $3 gets you access to all his games (CC BY or BY-SA): http://www.patreon.com/unPlayableGames?u=45749

Show some love to Plee the Bear, a platform game. (GNU GPL and CC BY-SA; €476.79/€1112.79) http://funding.openinitiative.com/funding/1702/

Ongoing

They’re making a second episode of the comedic short film Caminandeshttp://www.blender3d.org/e-shop/product_info_n.php?products_id=165

Open Well-Tempered Clavier – Ba©h to Bach is a project to score and record Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier – including stretch goals to make the scores accessible to the blind (14 days left; $35,550/$30,000): http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/293573191/open-well-tempered-clavier-bah-to-bach

App-Make-inator from Lunduke is on Bountysource. (GNU GPL; 5 hours to go; $488/$3,500):https://www.bountysource.com/fundraisers/468

Concluded

Underground Meats funded successfully. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/undergroundmeats/underground-meats-open-source-food-safety-model (public domain; $49,141/$40,000)

Free the Monsters is an IndieGoGo campaign to release concept art and 3D models that did not reach its goal (CC BY-SA; $1,641/$5,000 – flexible funding): http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/free-the-monsters

Set Chopin Free reached its goal (public domain; $92,452/$75,000): http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/Musopen/set-chopin-free

0 A.D. is an RTS that’s been under development for some time. ($33,251/$160,000 – flexible funding): http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/support-0-a-d-an-open-source-strategy-game

FLO Works

Tabletop Games

I made EPUB versions of a few FLO RPGs:

DramaSystem SRD (OGL, CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:dramasystem-srd

Enter the Avenger (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:enter-the-avenger

Redbox Hack (declaration): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:redbox-hack

Pelgrane Press is a tabletop RPG company. (OGL, CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:pelgrane-press

They’ve released the System Reference Document for 13th Age, a ‘love letter’ to Dungeons & Dragons 3rd and 4th editions. (OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:13th-age

They’re released the System Reference Document for GUMSHOE, a tabletop RPG. (CC BY, OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:gumshoe-srd

Uncharted Worlds is a space opera RPG based on the Apocalypse World game. (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:uncharted-worlds

Mazes & Perils is a retroclone tabletop RPG. (OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:mazes-perils

For Gold & Glory is a retroclone tabletop RPG based on Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition. A gratis, third party version is available on Lulu. (OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:for-gold-glory

Fate System Toolkit is a set of options and advice for the Fate roleplaying game. (OGL, CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:fate-system-toolkit

unPlayable Games makes tabletop RPGs, and you can back them on Patreon. (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:unplayable-games

Nameless Horror is a horror RPG without a name. (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:nameless-horror

Ghosts is an older RPG by Jason Morningstar, but since the PDF is no longer available I’m now hosting it. (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:ghosts

Rafu is a game designer who you can support on Patreon. (CC BY, CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:rafu

Other

Wealth Inequality in America is an informative video about what people expect the gap between rich and poor to be, and what it actually is. (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:wealth-inequality-in-america

Poetics for Cosmonauts is a book of poems. (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:poetics-for-cosmonauts

Arduino is a circuit board company but I’m not sure of the extent of their FLO licensing. (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:arduino

Al Jazeera has released quality video footage. (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:al-jazeera

Many Uncensored Interview interviews are licensed. (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:uncensored-interview

Behance is an Adobe project that hosts artists’ portfolios. All CC licences are available, and there is no way to sort by licence used. I have suggested this as a feature – maybe you should too. (The rate of FLO licensing is very low). (all CC): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:behance

Solitudes & Silence is a fantasy novel. The site is down so I am rehosting on the FOSsil Bank wiki. (CC BY-SA and an in-house licence): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:solitudes-silence

Proprietary Shareable Works

Bloomsbury Academic publishes non-fiction. (CC BY-NC, an in-house licence I haven’t examined): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:bloomsbury-academic

Copyright and Creation is a report from the London School of Economic and Political Science which found that online sharing does not reduce creator profits. (CC BY-NC): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:copyright-and-creation

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