Personally, that is a rude thing to call Troy. If not for him, there wouldn't be an AlliED at all, nor a XvtED, or X-ed. Two out of three being freeware is not too bad if you ask me.
I think he deserves to get paid for at least one of them. He is using the money to pay off the new Pascal he purchased, and the new computer he got so he could actually run the game XWA.
"Never regret growing old. 'Tis a privilege denied to many."