Quote Originally Posted by Starter Set View Post
If they can make a paper roleplaying game on that, they can make a video game.
Mages in the pen & paper RPG didn't have spell lists and such like mages from other games. They could make up any kind of effect covered by their areas of expertise.

That aside from there not being any kind of comparison between even the most sophisticated computer game and the most limited pen&paper game when it comes towards player character options in any given situation.