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SimCity server errors inspire a wave of memes (gallery)

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Wave of unhappiness

The Internet doesn’t take things lying down. It marches with pitchforks and Photoshop’d pictures in hand to show the world its suffering.

On March 5, Electronic Arts released SimCity, but things aren’t going so well. A series of server-related errors continue to plague the city-building title. Gamers struggle for hours to access it. Those that do are reporting that EA’s Origin servers often disconnect and then delete hours of progress.

It’s a real mess.

Gamers aren’t know for their patience, so they took to Reddit’s SimCity subforum to complain and joke in meme form. We’ve collected the best ones for you below: