When I was in college I wanted to make computer games for a living. I actually made one - Hostile Takeover - and distributed it to all the big games houses of the day and asked them to hire me as a game developer. I had a lot of interest but at the end of the day it didn't work out. Instead - here is how I would make my RPG today! He's got a +5 sword of smiting and a buff of Protection +12.