As you may be aware, Fandom and Gamepidia are currently merging into a unified platform. With this merger, certain features are going to be deprecated, one of which is the wiki forum:
As a result of past migrations, Special:Forum is a feature used regularly by fewer than 100 out of over 350,000 wikis, and the code for it is quite old, making it a nonviable feature for porting to the new platform. With continued enhancements to Community Feeds/Discussions and the availability of wiki-style forums through the DPL extension, we have decided to retire Forums in the lead up to the UCP release. At the latest, we will have Forums retired by mid-January.
I've been spending the last few days investigating these options, and I believe that transitioning to Discussions will be the best fit for our wiki. Our discussions do not often make extensive use of wikitext, and Discussions provides a better user experience for visitors who are not familiar with working in wikitext. Migrating to Discussions also comes with greater support from Fandom staff, as they will be able to automatically transfer our existing forum content into Discussions.
This migration will take place mid-January at the latest.
If you haven't been on a Fandom wiki that utilizes the Discussions, I recommend checking out the documentation on Community Central. As always, if you have any comments, questions, or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to me! :)