Presented by

  • Sam Bishop

    Sam Bishop

    Professional software developer, Amateur rocket scientist and astronomer. Loves Python, Django, cats, working on their personal software and hardware projects, playing all kinds of games, tinkering with 3D Printers, and everything space, including their space robotics startup.


Minecraft is more than just a game; it's a phenomenon that has captivated millions worldwide. But what truly elevated Minecraft beyond its basic gameplay is the vibrant, open-source community that breathed life into the countless multiplayer servers. In this talk, we'll explore how open-source software has been instrumental in enhancing Minecraft's multiplayer experience, turning it into a diverse, ever-evolving universe. From community-driven enhancements to economic impacts, discovering the hidden layers of collaboration and creativity that have keep Minecraft at the forefront of the gaming world.