Multiple incidents of harassment, assault, and drug-spiking were reported during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, prompting a discussion about such behavior at gaming events. The incidents reportedly occurred during after-hours parties and events, with reports of multiple drink-spiking incidents at multiple parties. The GDC released a statement condemning such behavior and encouraging victims to report incidents to the police. The GDC takes safety seriously and enforces a strict code of conduct. Attendees expressed outrage and called for ways to address the problem going forward. The Games and Online Harassment Hotline provided information on how to get help via text message. Meanwhile, gaming leaders are invited to connect at the upcoming GamesBeat Summit 2023 in Los Angeles on May 22-23.