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[IC] GMK Astral
« on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 12:52:01 »
GMK Astral

GB Post: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=111549.0

GB Dates: March 5, 2021 - April 5, 2021
Est. shipping time: Q1 2022 (production lead time ~42 weeks + sample verification)

Vendors
Project Keyboard (NA) https://store.projectkeyboard.com/collections/gmk-astral-light
DailyClack (AUS) https://dailyclack.com/collections/group-buys/products/gmk-astral-light
MyKeyboard (EU) https://mykeyboard.eu/catalogue/category/group-buys/gmk-astral_428/
Deskhero (CA) https://www.deskhero.ca/products/gmk-astral
iLumKB (ASIA) https://ilumkb.com/products/gb-gmk-astral-light

Pricing
Base ($129 USD) - Covers most layouts (60%, 65%, 75%, TKL, 96-key, 1800/CP and fullsize)
Extension ($65 USD) - Extended support for UK ISO, 40s, Alice, and Split layouts. F13 and Windowed caps accommodate for aesthetics. Legends on windowed keys are pad printed.
Novelties ($38 USD) - RPG/TTRPG dice and icons.
Spacebars ($35 USD) - Extended spacebar support and accents.

Collaborations

Casper Keys North Star Artisan Cap ($38 USD)
R1 Cherry with an MX stem. Aluminum 6061-T6 bead blasted and anodized.

* North Star artisan group buy is run separately from Astral set vendors.


Available at Casper Keys: https://casperkeys.com/products/gmk-astral-north-star


Hey everybody,

This is GMK Astral. GB is from March 5, 2021 to April 5, 2021.



Updates:
[3/8/21]
GB is live.


More
[12/7/20]
Deskmats are in and vendors have been updated.


[12/5/20]
Novelties are finally done and we've got the majority of the kits worked out.

Thanks

- NP























Casper Keys North Star Artisan
(This artisan group buy is run by Casper Keys, separately from Astral set vendors. Please visit the Casper Keys website linked above)



« Last Edit: Tue, 09 March 2021, 21:09:41 by NaturalPack »

Offline bthezebra

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 12:56:18 »
Subtle yet satisfying

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 13:05:45 »
Does not feel very silver but I do really like the light purple here. I would like to suggest a second accent color being the dark purple, dual accents are super nice imo and would work well here! GL with IC  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 13:07:55 »
Coleverak?

Offline Cresc3nt

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #4 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 14:03:06 »
I usually do not like purple but this purple is so nice. I personally would not like a dark purple but so far this set looks very nice. I like the color on the esc very much.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 14:26:14 »
is there a barely visible difference between the alphas and mods? or are my eyes tricking me?

Offline IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 14:36:20 »
Mods are def a bit darker.

I live the colors, I'd be up for a silver keyset, but I'm not sure how you get to silver from these colors. (gmk stardust?)

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 14:51:23 »
It looks nice, have you considered running it through ePBT perhaps? All of these keys can be dyesubbed without reverse dyesub. :)

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 14:51:51 »
Subtle yet satisfying

Exactly my thoughts. I feel like this is one of those sets that would look even better in person.
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Offline Lil

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 15:40:16 »
Silver should be metallic but this is just a lavender colour...

Offline Arithmetics

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 15:57:40 »
yes this is nice. i dont like the name just because when i clicked on it i expected a terminator liquid metal situation. the color is super legit tho.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 16:05:00 »
Kinda vibin this, very clean!

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 16:35:42 »
Does not feel very silver but I do really like the light purple here. I would like to suggest a second accent color being the dark purple, dual accents are super nice imo and would work well here! GL with IC  :thumb:

Will definitely take that into consideration  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 16:38:23 »
Hey,

That's not silver.

Although I like the colors, just not a huge fan of purple shade so I won't be pulling out my wallet.

Are the mods a slightly darker shade than alphas?

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 16:43:32 »
You could name the set GMK Stardust in order to fit with the inspiration and also since the colors aren't really that silver.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #15 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 16:55:23 »


Reminds me of the grape fun dip powder color. Lol.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 17:14:30 »
Reminds me of one of the colors the sky would change to at dusk--really digging it, nice color choice!

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #17 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 18:51:20 »
I was thinking of doing a set similar to this with pantone 7444u, so i dig this. add icon and it's a must for me

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #18 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 19:38:43 »
Colevrak pls

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #19 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 20:21:36 »
Colevrak pls

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #20 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 21:00:52 »
I only have pokemon silver attached to the color..

Offline break

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #21 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 21:30:12 »
This looks amazing, and I'd love to own this set. Pairs very very nicely with a silver or white case. If this ever gets close to reality I'd get it with that in mind.

I'd love to see icon mods. I don't think this needs novelties or anything like that, unless you're feeling inspired. A basic kit in an interesting color, like GMK Sandstorm.
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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #22 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 22:02:48 »
I like it with the single base color!

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 22:10:24 »
nice

Offline lamenthe

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #24 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 22:34:54 »
I usually do not like purple but this purple is so nice. I personally would not like a dark purple but so far this set looks very nice. I like the color on the esc very much.  :thumb:

This so much. I still don't think I can justify this set, but you picked a very nice shade OP.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #25 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 01:05:46 »
As for a name, well, itís lilac. GMK Lilac?

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #26 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 14:23:36 »
What do you all think if we called this one GMK Halo?

Is there too much correlation to the Halo switches? Let me know your thoughts.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #27 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 14:25:57 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #28 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 14:48:55 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #29 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 15:06:01 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

I like the set too, especially if its easier on the wallet. Maybe shorten it to "GMK Celest"?

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #30 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 15:14:10 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

I vote for ethereal

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #31 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 15:24:43 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

GMK Celestial is definitely a good one   :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #32 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 15:25:32 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

I like the set too, especially if its easier on the wallet. Maybe shorten it to "GMK Celest"?

I like the shortening concept as well. Gives it character.

Offline dibkib

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #33 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 16:39:16 »
I really like this. If there was a set of modifiers the same shade as the escape key, I would also definitely get that!

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #34 on: Fri, 09 August 2019, 19:27:34 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

I like the set too, especially if its easier on the wallet. Maybe shorten it to "GMK Celest"?

I like the shortening concept as well. Gives it character.

Just be aware there is a pretty popular indie game called 'Celeste' -- http://www.celestegame.com/

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #35 on: Sat, 10 August 2019, 09:32:30 »
Can't wait!

How about gmk bluebell?

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Re: [IC] GMK Silver (Open Discussion)
« Reply #36 on: Sat, 10 August 2019, 17:13:45 »
What about GMK Celestial? Itís halo-ish, gives me silver vibes, and you could have purple and white angel theme novelties

I really like this!

Similar vein: GMK Ethereal. Has a wispy, transitory vibe, kind of like the almost-not-there silver/purple on the alphas.

I like the set too, especially if its easier on the wallet. Maybe shorten it to "GMK Celest"?

I like the shortening concept as well. Gives it character.

Just be aware there is a pretty popular indie game called 'Celeste' -- http://www.celestegame.com/

Man, this game is great and would lead to an amazing keycap set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Open Discussion)
« Reply #37 on: Sun, 11 August 2019, 09:56:58 »
Good name change. Looking forward to more.

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Open Discussion)
« Reply #38 on: Sun, 11 August 2019, 10:16:51 »
this is a nice as hell colour I'm into it!!

40s kit and small split spacebars please  :D

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Open Discussion)
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 11 August 2019, 10:40:57 »
Vaporwave was must and this is turning into another must. Donít stop!!

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Open Discussion)
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 11 August 2019, 11:08:56 »
Reminds me GMK Mute accents. So, true muted?

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Open Discussion)
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 11 August 2019, 12:52:20 »
Really dig this color, looking forward to more info

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 20:10:58 »
Light, Dark or both?

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 20:26:06 »
Light is more interesting to me

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 20:37:12 »
I like both but leaning more towards dark. I think dark would look even better with just a tad bit more purple and/or saturation.

Don't care for sub-legends but not a deal-breaker.

Would love to see a few novelties as long as the price is kept reasonable and there are more r4 novelties than r1.


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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #45 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 20:41:22 »
Dark is nice, but if it was one or the other, I would choose light :thumb:

Both would be nice though.. :-\

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 20:48:43 »
Man this is a hard choice to make they both look great. Leaning slightly more to the light version.


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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 21:02:37 »
yes please on the dusk version

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 21:10:29 »
+ for Astral Light Concept !! :)

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Re: [IC] GMK Astral (Light & Dark Concept Renders)
« Reply #49 on: Mon, 12 August 2019, 21:21:19 »
lighto