As a teenager I loved playing D&D and Warhammer - but to be honest the whole roleplaying and monster-slaying shenanigans came secondary to the sheer arithmetical pleasure of tracking a character's progress on a lovingly-crafted character sheet. Now that I'm pushing thirty and married, with a fun but time-consuming day job, I don't have the time for such things, so I was delighted to discover Progress Quest this morning.  Download the software, generate your character, and off he/she goes, slaughtering Orcs and progressing up the levels with no further interaction from yourself.  Fantastic!  Now there's no stopping Grebgrat the fourth-level Double-Wookiee Shiv-Knight...

Grebgrat the Double-Wookiee Shiv-Knight