The Oculus Rift, in case you've been avoiding gaming news/Kickstarter/fun, was a crowd funded project designed to finally realize the potential of virtual reality gaming. But hey, you don't have to take my word for it. You can take... well, my word for it. John Carmack is the designer behind little known gems like Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein 3D, and not-Daikatana. Plus he helped pioneer 3D graphics, which is sort of neat, I suppose. So yeah, he's something of a big deal. He's supported the Oculus Rift since the very beginning, and now it seems that he's taking that support to the next level. Oculus VR Carmack offered a statement to go along with the announcement. Considering his years of experience and expertise, Carmack is sure to be an invaluable asset to the team as the OR nears its official launch. The hype train is moving at feel speed right now, and it makes no stops. For those still looking forward to the next Doom title (and for the masochists demanding more Rage), don't worry; Carmack isn't leaving that behind. He's a responsible, nice guy, so you can be sure that he will keep id, and his ego, in check.