Oculus Rift co-founder Palmer Luckey didn’t only support Donald Trump by subsidy Nimble America, an classification that done anti-Hillary Clinton “shitposts.” He also donated $100,000 to Trump’s coronation cabinet underneath a bombard association named after an component in his favorite Super Nintendo game, reports Mother Jones.
Mother Jones found that a singular guilt association called Wings of Time with a Los Angeles residence done a $100,000 concession on Jan 4. Another residence for Wings of Time in California business records, 6301 E Seaside Walk in Long Beach, matches one used by Luckey for other projects, including companies called Luckey Arms LLC and Fiendlord’s Keep.
Wings of Time and Fiendlord’s Keep are both names of elements in Chrono Trigger, that Luckey has pronounced was one of his favorite SNES games as a teenager.
Oculus Rift was sole to Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion. In October, after his tie to Nimble America was publicized and captivated a flurry of disastrous attention, Luckey wrote in a Facebook post that he was “deeply contemptible that my actions are negatively impacting a notice of Oculus and a partners.” He left Facebook in March.
Peter Thiel, a tech financier who was named to Trump’s transition team, also donated $100,000, while large tech firms, including Microsoft, Google, ATT, Intel, Amazon, Verizon and Qualcomm, gave several amounts. Companies mostly present income for a inaugurations of incoming presidents from both sides of a domestic aisle, though in this box a contributions were important since of Trump’s conflicts with a tech industry, generally over immigration issues.
We’ve emailed Oculus Rift and Luckey for comment.
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