For anyone looking for a summer / side project, and maybe a chance to win some money, meez.com (where I work) is running a game competition on FlashGameLicense.com.
To enter you just need to submit a game that uses the Meez-Inside Avatar API to embed the players own Meez avatar (or one of a set of pre-configured ones) into the game as the main character. You can also use the online service to generate other characters for the game.
First prize is $10,000USD from a total prize pool of over $20,000 USD. You can find the details, along with API samples, discussion forums etc here