Microsoft has launched a new contest over at serverquestcontest.com aimed at Silverlight game developers. The contest, which is limited to a minimum age of 16 years old and residents of the US, will run through 11:59 PM PT April 30, 2009, after which there will be a voting period between May 1 and May 14. Winners will be announced on May 25, 2009. Entrants will have to create a user profile on the site, download the free Software Development Kit, and use it to develop an online game. There is a limit of three unique entries per person and per e-mail address. The specifications of the game are quite strict.
The winner will get $5000 in cash and will have a chance to get featured in Server Quest II.