Okay, so I finished reading through volume 1 (yes, there are two more amazing volumes on the way). There is a lot of cool, creative stuff in here. Some of it is the sort of thing I'll read, enjoy, and let my brain digest for ideas. Some of it I will rip out immediately and put to use.
In that latter category is "OSR Starting Jobs and Equipment" by Florian. I was intrigued by this little Santicore present right away because it draws on the Traveler job career tables but turns them into OSR D&D. I've always wanted to see a D&D/fantasy game done Traveler style so I was liking it right there. Also, I like that you can use it to quickly build background for a PC or NPC with just a few quick rolls. As I've mentioned before I want ways for my players to add fun and interesting background to their characters without having to write a novel.
In Traveler you get to roll for skills or possibly items gained each 4-year tour. Here you get to roll on tables but there are more entries and most are some sort of item. Most of the table entries are a colorful item, like "pet chicken" or "set of signal flags", but some are an extra bit of background, such as "favor of a dryad". The table items are great and you could use them apart from the job tables as well.