Nature might feel very far away for many of us right now, but video gamers have you covered. As it turns out, there is a group of folks who are using the virtual landscape of open-world video games to create nature documentaries. More from Waypoints:
Meanwhile, Lotte van Ginkel, or “Kimber Prime” on YouTube, has always been interested in the minutiae of video game worlds. Her background in zoology only furthered this, resulting in an ambition to pore over the curious fauna of Destiny 2. “It started with noticing one tiny frog after I heard its croaking noise nearby, and from there I kept finding more and more creatures,” she explains…. “As I found more, I decided to delve deeper into what I could find and turned it into a full-fledged nature documentary.”
Here is Kimber Prime’s fully-narrated nature documentary. It’s glorious:
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