FWIW I know tons of people on Google+ who really value their relationships there and the platform. This is gonna be a blow to a lot of people. (These people are 100% tabletop game designers and enthusiasts. I don't know of any other community that gives two shits about Google+.) (My homies on dice.camp know this, most of them are also on Google+)
A fair number of Linux kernel developers are on G+ but not other social networks.
@edheil went through this with Reader closure; was always just waiting to go through it again
@edheil Yeah G+ filled a pretty solid niche with TTRPGers. I'm going to miss it.
It seems the folks who are moving to MeWe or whatever missed the lesson about using a service where someone else controls the platform.
A Mastodon instance for tabletop gamers.