My only loyalty is to the Emperor! (and maybe Gork and Mork!
) It's the best way though!
Think of discord as the modern day AIM chatroom and you're not too far from the truth.
Personally I prefer message boards for a few reasons (they don't have push notifications when I can't be bothered
) but I've used it a couple of times before, and at one point set up a small one for a few colleagues.