Arkenstone is not 'dying'. It's just a quiet server. And I know several people who enjoy the fact that you can have a chat in the main chat box without losing it amidst the LFF and Trade hawking.
If you're having a hard time getting a group together, it's likely because you're simply not looking at the right time or in the right place (or both). Ark is a lot busier at some points in the day then others, and those times change a bit depending on what the season is.
And, to be honest, I found you're whole little opening post to be an over-dramatization of the whole thing written by an author with a very active imagination.
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