Folks with a bent towards computer programming might want to give the new Ryzom contest a look. Prizes include cold hard cash so check it out:
Ryzom Coding CONTEST : Win EUR 3,000 (USD 4,200) for developing the best free software application for Ryzom MMORPG!
Looking for some extra cash? Need an idea for a school project? Bored sitting in the house doing nothing? Fed up of flipping burgers? Here's a great opportunity to exercise your development skills, win a first prize of EUR 3,000 (USD 4,200), have fun and develop something useful that the Ryzom community will thank you for.
The team behind the popular Ryzom MMORPG have created a new API for the Ryzom Universe. This web-based API provides players and developers with a wealth of information from the Ryzom world in real time, creating endless possibilities for new tools, widgets and websites!
In conjunction with the release of the Ryzom API, the Ryzom Team is proud to announce the Ryzom Coding Contest to encourage players and developers to collaborate and create fantastic new free software applications for Ryzom players! For example, you can develop an inventory management system, or a brokerage where players can find crafters who can make the items they are looking for, or even more ideas.
First prize: EUR 3,000 (USD 4,200)
Second prize: EUR 1,000 (USD 1,400)
Third prize: EUR 500 (USD 700)
The Ryzom Team
Got what it takes? Head HERE for more information.