“MetaGame is not a place where you can come in and just passively consume other people’s thoughts & brainstorms - that was Web2. MetaGame is about getting actively involved in building the future. It’s a movement, not a statement - if that makes any sense?”
This doesn’t make sense for me. What are you afraid of? That someone steals YOUR ideas? Where did you get the idea from? From your priority access to god or just from the network of thoughts you where mostly passively consuming. I think closing up is an act of fear not of freedom of thoughts and democracy. When ideas and thoughts are open the feedback loop works a lot faster and better than if you are closing up. So you are hurting yourself in the long run.
"More importantly, we’re closing it because we want to focus on making the community tighter & the connections within stronger. "
The people who want to stay stay and the one who don’t don’t. Are you going to create an open source tool or more a cult?