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[GB] GMK Alter - Switchmod shipping commences
« on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 06:08:08 »


Status:

Shipping for USA orders commencing, please make sure your address is correct and up to date if you have recently moved


Final recap:

Hi guys, as we have passed a full year since GB launched and are finally wrapping up, I just wanted to recap and say some words.

Firstly, I'm really sorry it's taken so long. It's been a full year and that's a really long time, even for this hobby. Things don't always go according to plan but ultimately it was because of mistakes made by me on top of covid delays and FedEx refusing to deliver the package to Krelbit.

Second, the colors didn't turn out as advertised. Basically the original colors I picked were way too dark and we decided to completely repick them for a R2 color match. This is when the Falter fiasco happened.

When picking R2 colors I did my best with help from Olivia and Krelbit to match the renders as closely as we could. Unfortunately it's not as purple as some people may have hoped for, and the contrast between the mods and alphas might be a tad bit off if I'm being super picky? I don't actually have a set of my own yet to verify that, but it seems like this set is really hard to photograph.

Falter happened due to, I guess a misunderstanding or miscommunication with GMK where they ended up using the wrong color to create all the alphas, and thus they all had to be remade using the intended color. Big thanks to GMK for working with us on that. I would have been devastated if the wrong alphas were all we had. To clarify, the lighter alphas are the correct ones.

None of these delays would have happened if I didn't make the amateur mistake of choosing colors that would turn out too dark as plastic.

I put in a lot of work to make this set happen so all of these events have been really stressful. All the extra details like the box and slap (thanks to Switchmod for these) was our way of making it extra special and I hope you enjoy that. I'm pretty bummed out things didn't match my original vision, but I think it turned out great in its own way.

To everyone who's helped make it happen anyway, I can't thank you enough for all your support over the past year. I'm hearing lots of nice things about the set so I'm glad people are still enjoying it regardless of it not being my idea of "perfect". And if you don't like it, you have my full blessing to flip it for however much you want to on mechmarket, and also my sincerist apologies for it not living up to your expectations. I'd like to think it wasn't the worst "first gb" attempt ever.

Hope everyone gets their set soon. Thank you weebs and non-weebs!






http://gmkalter.com



Live Nov 1 - Nov 26!

GMK Alter is a keycap set inspired by the character Saber Alter from TYPE-MOON's Fate media franchise.



Kits/Novelties

There is a single hiragana sublegend base kit and a separate spacekeys/bars kit for compatibility with most 60, 65, 70, 75, 660, TKL, 96, 1800, Full-size keyboards in ANSI, tsangan/WKL, ISO, HHKB configurations + more.

The novelty kit features a set of treasures fit for a dark-tainted tyrant.

Base kit ($130 @ 250 MOQ)


Spaces kit ($20 @ 100 MOQ)


Novelties kit ($40 @ 100 MOQ)


Deskmat

Swallow the light.

For only $20 you can empower your set of GMK Alter to maximum strength for maximum value!




Sleeves

Also up for your consideration are these waterproof cloth keyboard sleeves by yasintahir for $25. They will be available as zipper or drawstring configurations with the option of a cable pocket. Sizes available will be for TKL, 65, Full-size, 60, and 75.
 


Where to buy?

NA: Switchmod Keyboards
Base: $130 USD
Spaces: $20 USD
Novelties: $40 USD

EU: MyKeyboard
Base: Ä134
Spaces: Ä21
Novelties: Ä41

Asia: zFrontier
Base: $150 USD
Spaces: $20 USD
Novelties: $42 USD

China: zFrontier
Base: 925.00 RMB
Spaces: 142.00 RMB
Novelties: 289.00 RMB

Australia: Daily Clack
Base: $195 AUD
Space: $33 AUD
Novelties: $65 AUD

Renders

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Keycult No.1 rendered by janglad



Noxary 268.2 rendered by janglad



Ion Keyboards Xeno rendered by janglad



Dharma rendered by janglad



TGR-910 rendered by Oblotzky



Windeh's Omega60 rendered by Oblotzky


 
Hineybush's HBCP rendered by Oblotzky



bisoromi's Kikuichimonji rendered by Oblotzky



RAMA's M60-A rendered by Oblotzky



Discord

Join us on the Switchmod Keyboards Discord for news and discussion regarding this set!

Timeline
  • November 1, 2019 - GB Launch
  • November 26, 2019 - GB Close
  • February 6, 2020 - Color sample round 1
  • November, 2020 - GB Shipping

Credits (alphabetical)

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  • Hisui for the deskmat design
  • janglad for consultation and renders
  • Krelbit for picking up the set and teaching me the ropes on how to run a GB
  • Oblotzky for consultation and renders
  • OneCreativeMind is the best, banner and novelty designs
  • thesiscamper for the first round of renders
  • Xerpocalypse for consultation
  • Zambumon for consultation
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Nov 1 to Nov 26
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 06:27:52 »
Approved! GL sifo :D
Very busy with studies atm.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 07:50:25 »
But why buy these when I can buy hundreds of SQ and fail to roll for Salter with them?

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 10:29:39 »
oooh baby let's do this

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 11:02:38 »
It looks fantastic Sifo!

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 11:55:30 »
But why buy these when I can buy hundreds of SQ and fail to roll for Salter with them?

because saber wars ii is a disappointment

It looks fantastic Sifo!

thank you so much <3
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 28 October 2019, 14:32:32 »
imagine not being hyped for saber wars 2

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 29 October 2019, 19:56:18 »

I'm ready

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 30 October 2019, 10:42:14 »
Can't wait

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins FRIDAY!
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 30 October 2019, 19:57:09 »
Tamamo when?

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins TOMORROW!
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 31 October 2019, 10:10:18 »
one day left until padoru

I mean GMK/Alter
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - Begins TOMORROW!
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 31 October 2019, 13:14:11 »
No padorus untill 11/29 bud

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 31 October 2019, 21:11:16 »
Switchmod is live!
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 31 October 2019, 21:15:48 »
And in for all sets, can't wait to become a bigger weeb with this set.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 31 October 2019, 23:28:05 »
KORE GA

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 01 November 2019, 00:31:27 »
does this set reference that one dude that says "star platinum the world" by chance?

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 01 November 2019, 02:26:10 »
GET ABSOLUTELY UPPER CUTTED U ****


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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 01 November 2019, 09:47:37 »
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 01 November 2019, 13:58:58 »
Hello hello! Congrats on going live. :)

I've ordered the mat and sleeve to match a board I have in purple and red.

For the sleeve, are there dimensions for the sizes? If not, which would safely and most closely match a Vortex Race 3? My assumption would be 75%, but can you confirm?

Also, I know I want a zipper, not drawstring, but any chance there are sample images of the sleeve with either, and especially images with a cable pocket?

Thanks so much! :)

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 01 November 2019, 14:09:24 »
Hello hello! Congrats on going live. :)

I've ordered the mat and sleeve to match a board I have in purple and red.

For the sleeve, are there dimensions for the sizes? If not, which would safely and most closely match a Vortex Race 3? My assumption would be 75%, but can you confirm?

Also, I know I want a zipper, not drawstring, but any chance there are sample images of the sleeve with either, and especially images with a cable pocket?

Thanks so much! :)
75 is correct, you can find most of those images on switchmod.net's product page for the sleeves, however not one of the cable pocket.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #20 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 00:44:01 »
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #21 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 01:14:15 »
Definitely joining this

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #22 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 10:47:01 »
Hello hello! Congrats on going live. :)

I've ordered the mat and sleeve to match a board I have in purple and red.

For the sleeve, are there dimensions for the sizes? If not, which would safely and most closely match a Vortex Race 3? My assumption would be 75%, but can you confirm?

Also, I know I want a zipper, not drawstring, but any chance there are sample images of the sleeve with either, and especially images with a cable pocket?

Thanks so much! :)
75 is correct, you can find most of those images on switchmod.net's product page for the sleeves, however not one of the cable pocket.

Nice one! Big thanks. Filled out the form. :)

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #23 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 13:08:19 »
I was wondering if zfrontier will have the deskmat and the sleeve available to order. I canít find then on their page.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #24 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 14:05:30 »
I was wondering if zfrontier will have the deskmat and the sleeve available to order. I canít find then on their page.

unfortunately not, you'd have to source them from any of the other participating vendors :(

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #25 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 20:54:50 »
in for 1 base and 1 novelties let's get that moq gamers
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #26 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 21:23:26 »
in for 1 base and 1 novelties let's get that moq gamers

we live in a society

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« Reply #27 on: Sat, 02 November 2019, 21:36:01 »
in for 1 base and 1 novelties let's get that moq gamers

we live in a society

Gamers rise up
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #28 on: Sun, 03 November 2019, 17:17:48 »
in for 1 base and 1 novelties let's get that moq gamers

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 04 November 2019, 22:30:46 »
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 05 November 2019, 02:01:41 »
in for 1 base and 1 novelties let's get that moq gamers

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 05 November 2019, 11:49:55 »
Can we get padoru on the box art? plz & thx :p

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #33 on: Wed, 06 November 2019, 13:05:23 »
it'd be out of season by the time it arrives  :-X

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #34 on: Wed, 06 November 2019, 13:20:05 »
what the hell is a Fate
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 06 November 2019, 16:07:37 »
it'd be out of season by the time it arrives  :-X

padoru is all year round
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #36 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 10:13:53 »
what the hell is a Fate

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #37 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 11:59:42 »
it'd be out of season by the time it arrives  :-X

padoru is all year round

PADORU PADORU

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 13:46:51 »
18 til MOQ boys
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE
« Reply #40 on: Sat, 09 November 2019, 14:38:59 »
I'm happy to say that base kit MOQ has been met. Spacebars are still not at moq but are close enough to be bought out even if we dont sell 6 spacebars in like 2 weeks.


formal announcement coming this week.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - All kits will be made!
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 11 November 2019, 20:04:02 »
congrats on all kits getting made! woohoo :thumb:

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - MOQ met!
« Reply #44 on: Thu, 14 November 2019, 15:40:51 »
just added spacebars to my order. congrats on moq fellow masters
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - MOQ met!
« Reply #45 on: Thu, 14 November 2019, 15:41:26 »
Damn congrats
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - MOQ met!
« Reply #46 on: Thu, 14 November 2019, 18:25:41 »
Congrats! Can't wait to put this one my Jane V2 CE and have an alter-themed board.

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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - MOQ met!
« Reply #47 on: Sun, 17 November 2019, 00:19:16 »
we hit 300+ base kits sold

thank u weebs
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Re: [GB] GMK Alter - LIVE - MOQ met!
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 19 November 2019, 12:34:15 »
one week left boys, also over 200 novelties sold
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