FOSsil Bank Update (3 March 2014)

Posted on 4 March 2014

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The second half of last week’s update.

Good catch Aaron – Jono Bacon doesn’t run Wired. The only connection is that the person who runs Wired wrote the foreword to Jono’s book.

#FundFreeCulture

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

I tweet from https://twitter.com/living_libre

The #FundFreeCulture page collects free, libre and open sources and works that are – in some way – for sale or use donations as a funding model: http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/fundfreeculture

Ongoing

Powers For Good is a new superhero tabletop RPG from Sage Latorra (one of the people behind Dungeon World, a popular libre RPG) (pay what you want, including nothing): http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/126205/Powers-For-Good-%230

Shattered Time is an open source computer RPG on Kickstarter (CC BY; Apache) (3 days left, $2,634/$100,000): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/90524059/shattered-time-open-source-crpg

Libre works and sources

Information

Oppia is a tool for creating interactive online activities so students can learn by doing (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:oppia

Music

Mike Shaw is a mashup musician (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:mike-shaw

FreePD.com collects 444 public domain songs. Download individually for free or get the compilation for $14 (CC0; public domain): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:freepd-com

Aural Tradition is an album of three songs created as part of a copyright course (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:aural-tradition

Literature

Leonard Kirke is an author (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:leonard-kirke

Roadkill is a short story by Leonard Kirke (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:roadkill

The Collected Writings of Jeremy Kellerman Volume One is a collaborative outlet for Michigan-based creative writers and self-help gurus (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:the-collected-writings-of-jeremy-kellerman-volume-one

Aelius Blythe is a fiction author (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:aelius-blythe

Art

Wellcome Images is the Wellcome Trust’s archive of thousands of public domain images (purportedly CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:wellcome-images

Miyoung Yi is a Korean artist who has published a book (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:miyoung-yi

The British Library uploaded an incredible one million scanned images to Flickr (public domain): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:british-library

Wuffle Comics describes the adventures of a kind-hearted wolf (CC0): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:wuffle-comics

Tabletop Games

Tabletop Games (Common Content) and Tabletop Games (Libre) now have a tab for card games: http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/category:tabletop-game, http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/category:tabletop-game-libre

Fortune System Resource Document is the basic rules for the tabletop RPG Fortune System (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:fortune-system-resource-document

Arkfall is a hack of mini tabletop RPG World of Dungeons for post-apocalyptic science fiction play (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:arkfall

Powers for Good is a fast-moving superhero tabletop RPG by the designer of the popular (and FLO) RPG Dungeon World (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:powers-for-good

Masks is a tabletop RPG of superheroes from serial libre game designer Gratis Games (OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:masks

WTactics is a libre fantasy card game in the making (GNU GPL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:wtactics

Dark Dungeons and Darker Dungeons now have source files (PUBs) available (OGL, public domain): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:dark-dungeons, http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:darker-dungeons

Blood, Guts and Glory is a gritty tabletop RPG with visceral combat from Gratis Games (public domain): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:blood-guts-glory

Adventures of the Space Patrol is a ‘retro cute’ science fiction tabletop RPG (OGL): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:adventures-of-the-space-patrol

Bill Browne has written a few tabletop RPG books, some of which are available gratis (public domain, OGL, CC BY, CC BY-NC-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:bill-browne

Unsung Tales is a card-based tabletop RPG set in a sword & sorcery world (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:unsung-tales

Bulletproof Blues is a rules light superhero tabletop RPG (CC BY-SA, CC BY-ND): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:bulletproof-blues

Daring Adventures is a quick, no-prep superhero tabletop RPG (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:daring-adventures

Wordplay Core Rules is straightforward narrative tabletop RPG (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:wordplay-core-rules

Fantastic Classes Codex collects classes for the Dungeon World RPG (CC BY): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:fantastic-classes-codex

The Fifth World is a post-apocalyptic hunter-gatherer RPG that has recently undergone extensive revisions (CC BY-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:the-fifth-world

Proprietary shareable works and sources

Xodd is a boardgame, comes with a book of Xodd problems under the same licence (CC BY-NC-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:xodd

My tabletop RPG Darkening Skies has been translated into French! (CC BY-NC-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/work:darkening-skies

Sneaky Cards are designed to facilitate playful interactions (CC BY; CC BY-NC-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:sneaky-cards

The Art of Community is a book by Jono Bacon about organising online communities (CC BY-NC-SA): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:the-art-of-community

Jonathan Mann wrote a song a day and is now at over 1,700 songs (CC BY-NC): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:jonathan-mann

OpenDesk lets you purchase (and sell) designs for furniture or the finished products (CC BY-NC): http://fossilbank.wikidot.com/entry:opendesk

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