and where many of the most knowledgable gamers
That is false. It's as scrubby as this forum in a lot of cases, but with the benefit that at least their the racism is checked to just centerist types.
Game specific discords better, or while I don't care for everything about the forum, but places like RPGcodex where more complex conversations on games are worth having. Era's only real advantage over SW, is that if you put multiple paragraphs together there, people will actually read that shit and properly respond, where as the idiots on here go "hur durr wall of text".
Also Pablo is a piece of shit.