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A group of German modders wants you to put away your M-16 and take up a blaster.

The modding team Black Monkeys has spent the last year developing Galactic Warfare, a total-conversion mod for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The project’s set in the galaxy made famous by George Lucas and focuses on multiplayer skirmishes between the Rebel Alliance and the Empire.

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The mod replaces much of COD4 with models, maps, and environments inspired by the Star Wars films. The Black Monkeys actually replaced the Harriers called in during an airstrike with Y-wings and TIE Bombers! That’s quality you rarely see in the modding community.

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