Displays a set amount of posts in block with custom field images. Configurable from the Widgets panel.
Factory Featured Plugin displays a set amount of posts in a loop with a custom field image and links to that post, making a gallery of images linked to the posts.
Has configurable settings, such as; * Image Width and Height * Set the category to pull posts from * Set the amount of posts to show.
Nice and easy way to present a certain category of posts in a widget area. Have a look at the Sceenshots to get a better idea of what it looks like.