In 1977, game designer Gary Gygax created Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, defining the modern RPG genre and providing yet another justification for asshole bullies to mercilessly harass nerds. Well, with the coming election absorbing the media's attention like a gelatinous cube, we here at Live Funny or Die pondered how the lineup of 2012 presidential candidates might fare in Gygax's swords and sorcery universe. So crack open your monster manual, whip out your 20-sided die, and get ready for a different type of political party, with D&D character worksheets for this election's contenders.

Barack Obama

Michele Bachmann

Rick Perry

Mitt Romney

Herman Cain

Ron Paul

Rick Santorum

Newt Gingrich