Originally Posted by m0stly_harmless
That's all find and dandy, up until you get to a vendor, see something you like and have it plundered by an NPC!!!
Saw a kick ass BOW for once in my life and had it bought out from under my nose by an NPC... WTH!?!? Not impressed.
Kill him and take it back. You can use it better than he can. It's justifiable homicide.
Or is dead-NPC loot still random?