Ton has released the 2.25 version of blender and now ALL can enjoy its advantages and disadvantages Go to http://www.blender.org and download it. The release also comes complete with the plug-in and user documentation that can answer some of your development questions. Oh yeah, did I mention that it came with the FMOD sound system Yeah!
Get the release and mke great stuff. S_W, this one goes out to you! Peace.