HP dropped us a line to let us know that Crytek Released CryENGINE®3 SDK Free-of-Charge
"Crytek is excited to announce that they will release their latest all-in-one game development solution CryENGINE 3 free of charge for non-commercial use today."
Also be sure to check out this very helpful tutorial on Creating a Basic Level. Go... make beautiful art. Make us all proud.