Part of the problem is that people go with the "I must have it" scenario without fully looking at what they have in front of them and then complain when its ######!
Back in the day...EVERYTHING had a demo...you used to buy a game with demos of other games available from the same CD or floppy. Also Modding a game was a DEFAULT almost every game came with an editor, look at Unreal, Duke Nukem 3D, Quake. What I consider to be the forefathers of 3D Gaming as we know it today.
19:42 in the video above...best part of the whole point his trying to make.