With GDC Cancelled, Groups Organize to Raise Funds for Developers

The Game Developers Conference scheduled for next month was cancelled last Friday, after a growing number of game companies announced plans to drop out, due to increasing fears over the novel coronavirus. While the event’s organizers promised ticket refunds for attendees and worked out a plan for individuals who’d booked through GDC’s hotel block to safely cancel reservations, that still left an untold number of developers with potentially massive travel expenses they might not be able to recoup.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgebnb/with-gdc-cancelled-groups-organize-to-raise-funds-for-developers