They won’t be opened until after the Kickstarter funds and we can survey our users to get their email addresses. The developer forums are closed to non-backers so email addresses are kind of important in order to give access.

Source: KS Update 11

There will definitely be an NDA on the forums. We will be honest with players but we do need players to keep some things quiet for a bit.

Source: KS Comments

The moment we fund we get started on getting our internal forums up and running. They are crucial to the development process for CU. The guys at MMORPG/subreddit have been very supportive but they/we know we have to have our own forums.

Source: KS Comments