If you have ever thought of creating a BOT for MSN Messenger then now is a better time than ever. 

Conversagent,  a Messenger platform partner, has decided to make their SDK for building IM applications BOTS and Activities within MSN Messenger available for free for six months with a specificed level of use.

For those that are interested take a look here where you can find more details

Let me know how you get on and I might even be able to showcase your solution here on the blog !