Sim City Mayors can be A-holes: Gaming in Real Life


The new Sim City launch was a disaster, but that didn’t stop fans of the series from taking on the role of a digital mayor. The power afforded to you in this position is intoxicating, and sometimes it can lead to disaster for your city’s inhabitants. YouTuber andrewmfilms has recreated this scenario in a real life Sim City short, and it’s a fantastic look at how a mayor can turn into the ultimate a-hole when their power gets the best of them. It’s a very creative piece with some great VFX for an amateur film.

You can check it out after the break to see what it’d be like to deal with an angry Sim City mayor in real life. You’ve been thinking about giving Sim City a try even though it requires an “Always-on” connection…

SimCity – Mayor Meltdown


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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.