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Palmer Luckey funds Trump through Chrono Trigger shell companies

Oculus co-founder continues his support for US President, despite controversy over involvement with "shitposting" group

Reports have emerged that Palmer Luckey has been donating money to President Trump through companies named after elements from classic SNES RPG Chrono Trigger.

Mother Jones shared images of documents that show the Oculus co-founder has contributed $100,000 to Trump's inauguration committee.

The donation was processed through a limited liability company named Wings of Time, which Chrono Trigger fans will recognise as the hero's time-travelling vehicle from the game. California corporation records list Wings of Time's address as a place in Long Beach, an address that Luckey has previously used for other business projects.

Further investigation revealed that, according to California corporation records, another corporation is the manager of Wings of Time LLC: Fiendlord's Keep, Inc - which is a location from Chrono Trigger.

Luckey's support for Trump previously caused controversy when it emerged last year that he was providing financial support for a "shitposting" group that was attacking Trump's rival, Hillary Clinton. The revelation caused several VR developers to withdraw support for Oculus, prompting an apology from Luckey.

Last month, it was revealed that Luckey has left both Oculus and its parent company Facebook.

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