> It's not always what we want to see / hear, but as long as it's *non-destructive* it > doesn't hurt to listen. The Widescreen debate amused me in the same way. As much as > it annoys me seeing stretched to Widescreen videos on YouTube, EVERY SINGLE PERSON I > know in real life wants the games to look that way, a significant number of them even > want VERTICAL games stretched to fill a 16:9 screen, it looks like shit, but your > every day person seems to expect that 'I paid for the screen, I'm making use of every > pixel for my game' etc. (and yes, they do the same with movies)
Well that's funny, because NOT A SINGLE PERSON I know in real life wants their games/movies stretched to the wrong aspect ratio. I have a big pool non-technical people on my wife's side of the family, so it's not just that I don't know anyone who isn't a geek.