Experience Thoreau’s ‘Walden’ — in a video game

FILE – This May 23, 2017, file photo shows a view of Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., where the 19th century American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years in solitude and reflection. A new Playstation game devoted to the Thoreau classic debuts on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Starting with a half-built cabin, players can essentially decide everything they do over eight seasons (Thoreau thought a year was better divided into eight parts than four). The objective is to find the right balance between survival and fulfillment.  WATCH

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