I created my first game and it actually works! All thanks to the step-by-step approach from the MadLibs Challenge! Here's the paste: http://pastebin.com/DFQnMCST.
It was actually quite challenging to write, since I had to think about the story to tell and the commands to write. I had to run and try the program a number of times before it actually worked properly. But it was lots of fun and rewarding.