Pretty much what it says on the tin.
While not a fan of "that other game" these days, I cut my teeth on role-playing with AD&D in college. (You could argue it was earlier - a TSR "choose-your-own-path" book - but, I'm referring to tabletop gaming.)
Link goes to a thread over at RPG.net where I found the like to the source. "Steal shamelessly but, give credit where credit is due."http://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?712842-ALL-SHALL-LOVE-ME-AND-DESPAIR!