Richard Dawkins as Dungeons & Dragons Character

From the folks at Wired:

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Richard Dawkins

22th-Level Evolutionary Biologist
Lawful Neutral Human
Strength: 12
Dexterity: 13
Constitution: 10
Intelligence: 18
Wisdom: 22
Charisma: 25
Special Abilities: Spell Resistance Infinite (because magic is not real).
All Cleric-Priest within 60 feet gain 2 negate levels due to logical paradox.
Special Equipment: Spectacles of Trueseeing (always sees things as they really are).

Damned if I know what any of the numbers mean.

(22th?)

(via Skepchick)


[tags]atheist, atheism[/tags]

  • Siamang

    I had him pegged more Neutral Good.

  • Gadren

    I would have thought that since he’s trying to change the the status quo regarding religious laws and stuff, he’d be more Chaotic. Chaotic Good, maybe.

  • http://www.uncommonstrength.com Eivo

    22nd level, he’s an epic pc now! That puts at just the right level to start fighting avatars and low-level gods. Ha!

    Also, please be sure to morn the passing of Ernest Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of Dungeons and Dragons, who past away March 4th. He will be critically missed.

    Gary Gygax

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03859405216390259275 Rose / Intergalactic Hussy

    Dammed if I know what the numbers mean either. I mean, I can be a total geek, but I seemed to have missed the Dungeons & Dragons geek trend in my day.

    “Special Abilities: Spell Resistance Infinite (because magic is not real).” LOL, too funny!!! I love it.

  • http://jmccance.blogspot.com Joel

    Nah. He’s following the most legal, peaceful means to his end I could imagine, so he’s definitely lawful. And he’s neither good nor evil because such things don’t exist!

  • Viggo the Carpathian

    Christopher Hitchens

    19th-Level Curmudgeon Pundit
    Chaotic Grudgingly Neutral Human
    Strength: 10
    Dexterity: 13
    Constitution: 25
    Intelligence: 17
    Wisdom: 15
    Charisma: 25
    Special Abilities: Spell Resistance Infinite (because magic is not real).
    All Cleric-Priest within 90 feet gain 1 negate levels due to logical paradox and minus 5 on next five rolls due to back-sliding.
    Special Equipment: Scotchy breath of destruction. Rumpled suit of punditry.

  • cautious

    He’s lawful, definitely, and I’d say he’s neutral because his actions, overall, do not lead to either good or evil.

    I’d put his INT score slightly higher, I mean he’s wicked smart, he’s got a science degree.

  • http://skepticsplay.blogspot.com/ miller

    FYI,
    “Epic” levels are levels 21 and above. The “average” human ability scores are 10 or 11, though adventurers tend to have higher scores. 18 is the highest possible for a level 1 human.

  • Richard Wade

    I found another image here

    http://imageshack.usIMGhttp://img177.imageshack.us/img177/4153/dawkinshaloex6.jpg

    that was taken from a slightly different angle. It seems to capture his special aura…

  • grazatt

    Some one do Sam Harris, and Hemant!

  • http://blog.lib.umn.edu/fole0091/epistaxis/ Epistaxis

    Damned if I know what any of the numbers mean.

    Hemant, you need to get out less.

  • Matt

    Hehe… too funny. I wonder what Dawkins would think if he saw that. Maybe he’s played Dungeons and Dragons before?


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