Bill Lavoy (Prima Games): Bandits are a big problem in DayZ. At the same time, the game might be boring if they weren't out there causing trouble. Can you imagine if everyone just looted, shot zombies and wiggle waved at each other? That would turn DayZ into Walking Simulator 2014. No thanks!
At the same time, bandits have their place on the DayZ food chain. Still, nobody wants to lose their pristine gear because these nuisances are a part of the Chernarus ecosystem. With that in mind, here are the best ways to prevent your pristine Can Opener from falling into the wrong hands.