I always say FF7,8 and 9 at the same time because I got them when I bought a used ps2. But it's actually Pokemon Blue, I just didn't know what an RPG was at that time. Every game was just a game back then :P
No idea about oldest, Fallout maybe?
I like the idea behind it and its very unique. But in practice it just makes people not want to use magic.
But with a custom version you could try to fix some of the issues.
- Increase amount of magic drawn so its not so tedious.
- Increase limit to beyond 100, maybe 150. But stats bonuses...
Update! I think I've found a better class to add this mechanic to.
The Merchant class.
Embezzle Command: Throw money at enemy for damage.
Love the name as it's pretty fitting based on its definition.
steal or misappropriate (money placed in one's trust or belonging to the organization for...
I've been working on my own RPGmaker project for the last couple of months (It will be a year in October), and I've been enjoying the process a lot. I still have a ton of things to do, but seeing things slowly come to life feels rewarding.