I will single out one point to prove a bigger point,
"the issue with 2 NICs"
Sure, we'd love more intelligent configuration to adapt to existing networks, while keeping the existing functionality, the question is, who is going to do it?
If the answer is "One of the existing LinuxMCE" devs, be prepared to wait a few years while we get more pressing concerns out the door.
Myself, I am dividing my time between squashing bugs, giving user support, developing new features to provide examples, and trying to solve long standing systems issues by investigating other stacks. I suppose there is an unused slice of my body near my ass somewhere... *looks* .. nope.