Kylo Ren returns as Matt the radar tech in this spoof Star Wars Battlefront 2 mod

If "Darth Vader in Pink" isn't your thing, then allow me to direct your attention to another amusing mod. Kylo Ren, commander of Starkiller Base, Vader-esque bad guy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 hero character, takes on an entirely different (but no less malevolent) persona in this mod called Matt: The Radar Technician. 

Matt was introduced a couple of years ago in a Saturday Night Live skit based on the Undercover Boss television series. In the show, managers at big companies take on low-level jobs using fake identities in order to learn what people in the workforce really think about their jobs (and, more to the point, their bosses). Naturally, the master of the Dark Side has some trouble maintaining his entry-level tech persona, but in the end, valuable lessons are learned, and deep and enduring connections are made. 

The mod doesn't dig into that angle, obviously—there are no snappy exchanges with oblivious loudmouths from the 501st in Battlefront 2—but it is a convincing recreation of the look. The mod works in the Battlefront 2 arcade mode, and can be had from Nexus Mods.   

And here's what got it all started. 

Thanks, Kotaku.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.