Creston wrote on Nov 15, 2012, 08:48: I actually stopped playing my Siren because her weapon drops had been so stupendously shit that the areas where I was in made a simple marauder feel like a fucking boss battle. I finally teleported her back to Sanctuary, looted the Golden Chest about five or six times, and the area suddenly became butter.
So I'm going to say that loot definitely DOES matter.
I think you just suck at borderlands or are a casual gamer, if you think any of the monsters 'felt like bosses'. I'm sorry but I have to laugh a little. The game was released multiplatform and it has console-itis all over it.