Have you played Chrono Trigger? If you haven’t, you should. Right now. Here’s what you’re missing:

Look at that feast and debauchery. It’s the best.

I can’t say Chrono Trigger was my first RPG, as I played Dungeon Master in the days before I even knew what an RPG was, but I can say Chrono Trigger was the first RPG where I really fell in love with the story and art. I mean, how could you not? The main character didn’t say a word, and was surrounded by hot and feral women. Also, it had robots and dinosaurs.