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Offline kight

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[GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB OVER | Final numbers!
« on: Sun, 13 March 2022, 23:35:44 »


Hi everyone! This is a set inspired by and named after a phone colorway I like a lot.
Novelties are based off cats from an easter egg on said phone's operating system.


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GB March 15 - April 15

Vendors
US: Vala Supply
EU: CandyKeys
CA: Ashkeebs | Deskmats
UK: proto[Typist]
CN/WW: KBDFans
SEA/HK: kibou | Deskmats
KR: SwagKeys
PH: Zion Studios
AU/OCE: Daily Clack | Deskmats
SA: FancyCustoms


Ongoing Collabs
RnCables (Cable, Brass Artisan)
THOK Artisan
GEEKKEEY Artisans


Pricing


Estimated fulfillment: Q3 2023
I know GMK is a rough wait but it's my job to make that wait worth it. I'll do my best! :)



Kits

Base

Covers 60%, 65%, 75%, TKL, 1800, and full-size boards, with terminal ISO, F13, Tsangan support, and minimal compatibility for 40s and Alice boards.

Novelties

Provides enough 1u keys to fill out a 5x2 macro layout, enter key + R4 mod novelties, as well as accent arrows.
Theme: Cat collecting game

Spacebars

Provides blank Alice spacebars and support for some HHKB and split space layouts.



Renders

Calliope by yoot


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CONSTELLATION by AEBOARDS


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Sunsetter by Charue Design


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KBD67 Lite by KBDFans


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cypher by Cable Car Designs


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Harbour by kibou


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Colors
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Light purple, purple, and yellow-green
Two pantone chip references and one polycarbonate sample* will be sent to GMK. Color codes available upon request.

*Confirmed with Andy from GMK that this is possible to color match with, but have a few backup options just in case.
Considering getting color samples measured professionally as well to get things right.

Color References


Comparison Chart



Deskmats

Peek


Cat Arcade by the wonderful DaSh!

*Watermarks will not be in actual product

Collabs

Monokei

R1 cherry profile, purple anodized aluminum with light purple infill

THOK

R1 cherry profile, purple powdercoated aluminum with light purple resin infill

RnCables


Custom coiled cable


Powdercoated brass artisan

GEEKKEEY

Features MX/Topre hybrid stem, available on KLC Playground!

Past Collabs
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Contact
Discord: kight#2449
Email: kightkb@gmail.com
Instagram

I respond the fastest to Discord DM!

Special Thanks
... to a lot of people
Oggi, Izeri, and Beesley for bombass renders and being super patient with my constant revisions.
Go check out their sets GMK Taiga, GMK Tako, and KAT Chinchillin!
konstantin, NoPunIn10Did, and DrHigsby for the amazing kitting help.
summerqm for the awesome work helping me adjust my novelties.
Mitches for the wonderful promotion banners for this set.
DaSh for making an adorable deskmat for Purple-ish.
KeebAad and dotnick for being kind and providing me design advice when I least expected it.
My friend Aqua for tons of proofreading, listening to my rants, and generally being great moral support.
iinko and Aqua for helping to shape and name the melty boi novelties.
Andromache, JohnYYZ, Fizzy, umi, kure, eg0, banned, and minicap for feedback on the many novelty iterations.
loop and Mirubere for being there from the beginning and for being great people to talk to.
Lastly, my gf for all her support helping me stay sane :)

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« Last Edit: Thu, 12 May 2022, 03:21:20 by kight »

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 13 March 2022, 23:59:11 »
reserved for update log

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 15 March 2022, 10:06:02 »
The following vendors are live!

US: Vala Supply
CA: Ashkeebs | Deskmats
UK: proto[Typist]
CN/WW: KBDFans
SEA/HK: kibou | Deskmats
KR: SwagKeys
AU/OCE: Daily Clack | Deskmats
SA: FancyCustoms




The RnCables collab is live as well!!


Cable



Brass Artisan
(feat. really slick animation!)
« Last Edit: Tue, 15 March 2022, 10:32:33 by kight »

Offline baka jiken

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 15 March 2022, 17:58:13 »
BEEN WAITING! FINALLY  :p

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 16 March 2022, 13:20:23 »
All vendors are live now!

EU: CandyKeys
PH: Zion Studios




The THOK artisan is also live on THOK's website, if you prefer to purchase direct from them:

THOK


Offline Keyboard Lab

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 17 March 2022, 01:46:09 »
very purple, nice

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 17 March 2022, 22:00:32 »
The shirouu.kaps raffle goes live tomorrow, March 18th from 3-5pm PDT!
Check out shirouu's Instagram for a countdown clock in their story, as well as the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



shirouu did an absolutely amazing job recreating the Purple-ish mascot's dopey smile and melty little feet on the kitsune mask sculpt!

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Definitely getting this! It's about time!

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 18 March 2022, 23:38:46 »
Pricing table is up!

BEEN WAITING! FINALLY  :p
Let's gooooooo

very purple, nice
nah, only purple-ish ;) jk it's pretty purple lol

Definitely getting this! It's about time!
Thank you for the support, appreciate it!!


Offline surplusofchairs

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 19 March 2022, 07:17:03 »
yay its live

def picking up all the artisan groupbuy collabs too. missed shirouu but with my rng i wouldnt have won anyway p:

Offline marshmellohs

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 19 March 2022, 07:49:21 »
i lub this set so much. the artisan is amazing. GLWGB!!

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 22 March 2022, 16:47:30 »
yay its live

def picking up all the artisan groupbuy collabs too. missed shirouu but with my rng i wouldnt have won anyway p:

i lub this set so much. the artisan is amazing. GLWGB!!

Thanks for the love guys!!

Gathering them numbers now, hoping to get a sales graph for Week 1 up sometime this week 🤞

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 22 March 2022, 21:29:39 »
Really lovely set!

GLWGB!

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 22 March 2022, 22:44:49 »
« Last Edit: Wed, 23 March 2022, 14:16:03 by dvorcol »

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15! | Week 1 numbers
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 22 March 2022, 23:03:22 »
thanks dvorcol!!

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 23 March 2022, 20:26:54 »
Really lovely set!

GLWGB!

Thank you!! :)



The okeydokey studio raffle goes live tomorrow, March 24th at 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT! It will run for 24 hours.
Check out their Instagram for a countdown clock in their story, as well as the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



More raffles coming in hot very soon!
« Last Edit: Wed, 23 March 2022, 21:46:43 by kight »

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i love this set so much. had to buy it!! just wish it had a norde kit </3

Offline kight

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i love this set so much. had to buy it!! just wish it had a norde kit </3

Thank you for the love! And sorry I could not accommodate norde </3



okeydokey studio raffle is now live!



Two more amazing artisans going up for raffle soon as well!

The Miroticaps raffle goes live tomorrow, March 25th starting 9am PDT / 12pm EDT! It will run until midnight PST on Sunday night!
Check out their Instagram for the link to the Google form to enter the raffle. Set buyers receive double the raffle entries!



The aumipon raffle goes live tomorrow, March 25th starting 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT! It will run for 24 hours.
Check out aumipon's Instagram for the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



Good luck on the raffles everyone!!
« Last Edit: Sun, 27 March 2022, 19:00:25 by kight »

Offline marshmellohs

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Aumipon's sculpt goes so well with Purple-ish colors! Amazing collabs :eek:

Offline kight

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Aumipon's sculpt goes so well with Purple-ish colors! Amazing collabs :eek:

Thank you, I agree - purple kitsune is great! :D



The HydraKey raffle goes live tomorrow, March 27th at 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT!
Check out their Instagram for a countdown clock in their story, as well as the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



Love seeing all the creative ways people apply the Purple-ish colorway :)

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 27 March 2022, 11:22:33 »
wheeee more raffles

The ThreadyKeycaps raffle is LIVE, started March 27th at 8am PDT / 11am EDT! It runs for 48 hours.
Check out their Instagram for the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



The Bungkee.Caps raffle goes live tomorrow, March 28th at 8pm PDT / 11pm EDT! It runs for 24 hours.
Check out their Instagram for the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.


Offline kight

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The GEEKKEEY artisan GB is LIVE on KLC Playground! This GB runs until April 15.
It features a new sculpt "NEKO" inspired by the Purple-ish cat mascot, in three different colorways! :)



This is a GB so everything will be made, no need to worry about RNG!

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Offline kight

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Thank you dvorcol! We're about halfway through the GB and more than halfway to MOQ on the base kit, so I'm pretty confident that the set will be made! :)

There is a giveaway happening on the Vala Supply Instagram as well! The giveaway is for a $135 voucher which is enough to cover a base kit or multiple child kits/artisans/deskmats. It will run until Thursday, April 7th at 5:30 PDT / 8:30 EDT.

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Offline kight

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Thanks dvorcol! 💜

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Last day for the Vala Supply Instagram giveaway! The giveaway is for a $135 voucher which is enough to cover a base kit or multiple child kits/artisans/deskmats. It will run until tonight at 5:30pm PDT / 8:30pm EDT.

Key Klub and CandyKeys are hosting an Instagram giveaway as well, which just launched today! Enter for a chance to win a GMK Purple-ish base kit! There will be two winners chosen, and free shipping for EU folks. This giveaway will run until April 11th at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 8pm CEST.
« Last Edit: Fri, 08 April 2022, 04:11:42 by kight »

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #27 on: Sat, 09 April 2022, 18:53:56 »
The n.Na works raffle goes live tomorrow, April 10th at 8am PDT / 11am EDT!
Check out their Instagram for a countdown clock in their story, as well as the link to the Google form to enter the raffle.



The n.eko sculpt looks great in purple!

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15! | LAST WEEK
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 12 April 2022, 17:39:34 »
Everything will be made!!!

Let's goooooooo 🥳 🥳 🥳

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Woooooooooo congrats on everything being made!!! Purple-ish hype!!!

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Edit: revised scale

More
<-- original scale
« Last Edit: Wed, 04 May 2022, 11:23:44 by dvorcol »

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB LIVE March 15 - April 15!
« Reply #31 on: Fri, 15 April 2022, 07:38:20 »
Last day to join the GMK Purple-ish GB! Thank you for your support!!



The From Scratch Caps Geoheart raffle goes live tomorrow, April 16th at 6pm PDT / 9pm PDT!
Check out their Instagram for the link to the form to enter the raffle.



There are two colorways available, both matched to the purples of the set!
« Last Edit: Sat, 16 April 2022, 20:56:36 by kight »

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | LIVE | Soft extension until Monday, April 18!
« Reply #32 on: Sat, 16 April 2022, 14:29:42 »
Looks like vendors are keeping the GB open for the weekend and officially closing it out on Monday! :)

Offline kight

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB OVER | Waiting on final numbers!
« Reply #33 on: Thu, 21 April 2022, 00:34:35 »
That's a wrap!

Vendors will be rounding up final and extras numbers in the next couple of days. Happy to report that every item has hit MOQ naturally! 🥳

Thank you everyone for all the support!! 💜💜💜

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB OVER | Waiting on final numbers!
« Reply #34 on: Wed, 04 May 2022, 11:26:34 »

More
<-- without extras

« Last Edit: Wed, 04 May 2022, 22:48:43 by dvorcol »

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB OVER | Final numbers!
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 10 May 2022, 19:39:01 »
Thanks for the support everyone! And thanks dvorcol for the graphs :D

I'll be posting GB updates here but if anyone prefers email updates, I'm starting a mailing list here.

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Re: [GB] GMK Purple-ish | GB OVER | Final numbers!
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 10 May 2022, 23:09:46 »
Congrats for the successful GB!