How to Turn Your Phone Into a Lightsaber

If your Jedi levitation skills are not working for you lately, well, just get up and get that bag of chips off the counter yourself. But also, maybe turn your phone into a lightsaber, so you can feel a little more Jedi-esque. 

Google just released a game that allows you to turn your smartphone into a lightsaber. Not a real lightsaber. Those aren't real. But come on, it's close enough.

You'll need to go here to get started and type the unique URL code at the bottom of the page into your phone's browser. Your phone will then act as a lightsaber, allowing you to fight against the stormtroopers on your desktop screen. Possibly even coworkers. OK, not coworkers.

The game should work with most smartphones and operating systems, but you can view a complete list of supported devices here. And if you happen to be on an unsupported device, well, sorry The Force is just not strong with you. However, you can preview the experience in the video below, which will make The Force just like, OK, with you.

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and asked Santa for a real lightsaber. Send news tips to and follow her at @karatillie.