An epic golem will still die to a large enough patch of grease and someone waiting to finish it off.
Originally Posted by GPuzzle
And I do agree that the right answer to the magic/mundane problem is to make everyone badass.
Originally Posted by Flickerdart
If you're of a philosophical bent, the powergamer is a great example of Heidegger's modern technological man, who treats a game's mechanics as a standing reserve of undifferentiated resources that are to be used for his goals.