The VideoLAN project produces the extremely popular VLC media player software. Their forums provide support for users of the software as well as the development community.
Inspired by Max Berry's book, Jennifer Government, NationStates is one of the most popular online simulation games. The forum boasts over 5 million posts and 200,000 users.
OpenCart is popular, powerful, and easy to use shopping cart software. Their healthy community forums are powered by phpBB.
Hugely popular Mozilla community providing support for Firefox, Thunderbird, Seamonkey and other well known Mozilla products. Over 350k members and 4 Million posts.
The Raspberry Pi is a cheap, credit-card sized computer. The official website uses phpBB for their discussion forums.
Conquer Club is an online multiplayer world domination game. The discussion forum is host to over 500,000 members and 2.8 million posts.