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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post

Possible, I wonder if he's kicking himself now for leaving id. Legendary programmer goes to work for some kid and gets sold to facebook. I would just like to hear is thoughts on it.

He is probably laughing all the way to the bank.
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Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post

wonder what carmack thinks about the acquisition as didnt he dump a lot of his time and money into occulus?

With the vested interedt Carmack had in Oculus, he would have had a say in the partnership with Facebook.
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If it's 200USD or less I'll buy it, but if it's more. Meh! No thanks!
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Does microsoft not own a big chunk of facebook?, could be used on the XBone maybe, just a thought.
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Does microsoft not own a big chunk of facebook?, could be used on the XBone maybe, just a thought.

No, they don't.
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He is probably laughing all the way to the bank.

Carmack's been rolling in cash since the days of Doom. He just does this because he loves it.
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post #67 of 74
GAH! I wanted the OR, now I don't. I had a lot of respect for Zuckerberg, but now, I simply don't, he's uncreative and got rich off of one court case.
Zuckerberg! Leave the OR alone, it's good for one thing, GAMING, not social media.

Looks like I'm going to be going to the new VR, Totem
post #68 of 74
I can't wait to see all the cooler than thou bandwagon jumpers don their disguises to sheepishly approach the Best Buy counter to get their hands on their Rift come launch day. What a bunch of hipsters biggrin.gif
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Well, I'm sure the crowd-funders who provided the venture capital for this company are very pleased about these developments.
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post #70 of 74
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Well, I'm sure the crowd-funders who provided the venture capital for this company are very pleased about these developments.

well they donated their money, they didn't invest it. But of course no Kickstarters can turn a profit and be highly successful and must be small all the time right?

and with the money and shares Facebook was offering, don't tell me you would of turned it down....
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