I know Minecraft currently can hold up to 8 players at a time. It seems like a lot but in theory, isn't too many. Over the space of an entire server, you can easily fit more than 8 people and their houses without ever seeing one another. Here comes the bigger question. Will Minecraft ever hold more than 8 people? I'm looking towards public servers. A list of cool servers hosted at that time for anyone willing to join. I know it's pretty stupid to compare but games like Battlefield allow hosting from plenty of different people whenever those people want to. I wouldn't mind the extra cost to publicly put my server on a long list one day, possibly holding more than 8 people. If servers could somehow be put out there in a way. You meet new people, build alongside them, and create a miniature community. Just a thought to consider more than a request for change.