Sure you do, know a little programming? Well then here’s a contest for you!
Dr. Dobb’s (apart of Gamasutra and Microsoft) is holding a contest for would be game programmers to modify a specially created Windows and/or Windows Mobil game and compete for 10 grand.
Step 1) Download a specially created ‘Dr. Dobb’s Challenge Game
Step 2) Modify the game using a trail version of Visual Studio 2008
Step 3) Upload the game for judging.
So it’s free to get into, free trail software and perhaps 10 grand!