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Offline Zetina

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[IC] GMK Universe | Vendors anounced
« on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 22:25:23 »
Hey everyone!

Welcome to the IC for GMK Universe!
Hi I’m Zetina and this is my first set, it is inspired by some of the most iconic things in the universe.

If you have any question you can contact me in discord as Zetina#4784.

If you have time please fill the IC form.


KITS



DESKMAT



RENDERS

Austin by DriftMechanics


Daji Ocho cuatro by Daji 



Dalco 959 Mini by Hand Engineering



Nazaré by Nazaré Engineering


ZEUS By Koobaczech



Quetzal by Pensa73


Shiana by Pensa73

More


Ripple by Pensa73


Typ 65+ by Axiöm studio




VENDORS
US: Vala Supply
CA: Ashkeebs
MX: Rheset
EU: Candykeys
OCE: DailyClack 
CN: KBDFans
UK: Prototypist
S. Korea: KLC Playground
SEA: iLumkb



COLLABORATIONS
TBD


Update Log
10-19-2021 - Interest Check Posted
10-25-2021 - Added NorDeUK kit
11-6-2021 - Added Vendors
11-11-2021 - Updated Spacebars kit 



THANK YOU
FerPL for helping me with the design of the novelties
Vheissu for answering my dumb questions, helping me with the kitting renders and the signature
Also thanks to all my friends from the Katanakaji server

chsm vorch




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« Last Edit: Tue, 07 December 2021, 14:07:51 by Zetina »

Offline brunosan_.

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 22:25:32 »
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Offline Coquelox18

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 22:25:38 »
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Offline MrBingo

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 22:31:05 »
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Offline dededecline

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 22:54:40 »
I'd remove one of the two 1u spacebars from the spacebar kit. The second one is only really used for ortholinear layouts, which are not really supported here.

Offline doggo1dance

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 19 October 2021, 23:24:35 »
dunno about the colours, but the novelties def need more work. i can see potential in it being better, especially the constellations one.

Offline Pensa73

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 01:02:53 »
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Offline nvh2092

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 01:19:03 »
I recommend adding accent arrows to either base or nov or bar kit. Also, iso novelties seem unrelated to other novs because they're not space objects. I really like the colors in general.

Offline HappyB0T

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 02:58:03 »
Novelties need work. It is hard to tell what some of them are and the way they are grouped thematically is a little confusing.
If you goal is to represent the universe - I would focus on more space objects and things and remove the man made objects.
Consider pushing the theme of your novelties more star gazer centric or universe centric. Right now it is man made stuff and universe stuff. The universe through the human gaze could be a cool idea. There are a crap ton of space novelties out there so you have to be on point - GMK Apollo did it well. GMK Godspeed did an ok job.

Colorway is good. The deep and muted tones work for me. The accent color isn't my thing. Personally I think the yellow accent could be either more white and or more saturated to the sun color. Notice the text that you used on your banner pops more than the actual keycap. Those two colors make more sense to me and you already chose them. If you are going for a white L9 might actually work really well and it is a GMK stock color which would save turn around time. If you invert the blues you have it is almost exactly L9. High contrast can be good.

If you are tackling the universe it may be hard to know where to start.
Huge personal preference - I would much rather have a backspace labeled black hole than a picture of a black hole. Since you already have Icon mods text novelties could be fun.
Enter -> Orbit
Shift -> Phase
Cap -> Zenith
Delete -> Eclipse

You get the idea - Good luck with your first set.
« Last Edit: Wed, 20 October 2021, 03:13:44 by HappyB0T »

Offline devpm

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 03:21:36 »
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Offline hali

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 06:25:05 »
numpad base please

Online Mena

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 18:02:21 »
Love the deskmat!

Offline quarkworks

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 20:45:21 »
I love this

Offline zea

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 00:16:58 »
please include numpad in base, not including it will make little to no difference in the price of the kit, and the people that actually want numpad will end up paying more than if you just included it in base.

other than that it looks decent

Offline VellFlamm

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 07:19:03 »
I love the current kitting.

Offline caghuama

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #15 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 09:11:54 »
Love the theme!

Offline vheissu

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 17:09:58 »
Yoo, this is a really cool concept I agree with the suggestion to remove the man-made things in the novelties, also please consider adding numpad into the basekit. :thumb:

Offline NovaRMK

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #17 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 18:36:00 »
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Offline fairypenguin

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 22 October 2021, 14:22:56 »
Oh this collection looks absolutely killer. Knocked it out of the park with that deskmat design.

Offline Distracto

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 23 October 2021, 04:12:31 »
Can we have more space themed novelties?! Desktop is really interesting! Like the colors accent is a little off to me.

Offline Quadrum

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #20 on: Sat, 23 October 2021, 11:00:05 »
no numpad in base  :(

Offline Yuinth

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #21 on: Sat, 23 October 2021, 12:36:12 »
Love the theme and the colors.
I agree with the novelties comments for the man made objects; you could put a couple of stars orbiting each other (binary or tertiary system or one eating the other) or a supernova or kilonova.
Also, I would like the numpad in base, but it's not a dealbreaker for me.

GLWIC

Offline Sax_______

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 24 October 2021, 17:30:00 »
Numpad in base pls ;^)

Offline JomiKarloz

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 24 October 2021, 17:31:39 »
Love the theme and the colors, the novelties need some work, but still, Good luck with the IC

Offline Hyphen

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 25 October 2021, 11:39:47 »
I would agree with both of the most common criticisms of no numpad in base and the novelties being a bit off theme. But that deskmat is very sexy to me.

Offline novelflyer

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #25 on: Mon, 25 October 2021, 16:51:00 »
I like no numpad in base kit, but I agree with other comments that novelties need some work  :thumb:

Offline AshF

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #26 on: Mon, 25 October 2021, 18:38:16 »
Nice CW.
Novelties need work.
Deskmats are gorgeous.
PROPER INTERNATIONAL KITTING please (UK)

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Offline VellFlamm

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #27 on: Mon, 25 October 2021, 18:56:24 »
I like the minimal + basic 40% support basekit.
Numpad's gonna hit the MOQ anyway if enough people are interested.
When 99% of the IC/GB are TKL or smaller, I think this is the basekit more people would prefer.
« Last Edit: Wed, 27 October 2021, 08:58:49 by VellFlamm »

Offline 0x15

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 26 October 2021, 14:33:13 »
Deskmat is dope. Base looks good. Novelties need to be more "universe".

Offline alevyish

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #29 on: Tue, 26 October 2021, 22:10:41 »
Deskmat is gorgeous, colors are very very nice and novelties look very good although some of them might be ‘too generic’.

Now, given that you decided to add Ñ to the NordeUk kit (unlike most sets nowadays), you might want to rename it to ÑordeUK ;) wink wink

Offline merrytypist

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #30 on: Wed, 27 October 2021, 03:06:10 »
I like everything about this project. Seeing that there is a Ñ in the NorDeUK, can we hope for a full ES (and hopefully /PT/IT) kit in the future?

Offline KnighTayed

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #31 on: Fri, 29 October 2021, 15:15:42 »
I like this set, the colors are nice and easy to combine with multiply keyboards colors.

Just two thinghs:
First, the ISO enter novelty could be better, in my opinion, it doesn't match the theme of the universe at all, at least as you have been representing in the set.
The second one is mostly a question, What does the deskmat mean?
I like minimal things but I don't get it. ;D

 :thumb:

Offline FerPL

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #32 on: Sun, 31 October 2021, 11:47:40 »
Love the novelties and deskmats glwic

Offline fairypenguin

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 01 November 2021, 23:32:09 »
I like this set, the colors are nice and easy to combine with multiply keyboards colors.

Just two thinghs:
First, the ISO enter novelty could be better, in my opinion, it doesn't match the theme of the universe at all, at least as you have been representing in the set.
The second one is mostly a question, What does the deskmat mean?
I like minimal things but I don't get it. ;D

 :thumb:

Looks like a topography style render of a neutron star, or maybe a pulsar.

Offline keyosc

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #34 on: Wed, 03 November 2021, 12:42:11 »
I love every single thing about this! Even the font you used for the Universe logo. Well done!

I wonder if we could also get the gold color as a modifier kit for other keys. I'd love the function keys, Control, Shift, etc in that colorway.
« Last Edit: Wed, 03 November 2021, 12:46:18 by keyosc »


Offline windlabs

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe
« Reply #35 on: Thu, 04 November 2021, 02:10:41 »
good work

Offline Zetina

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe | Vendors anounced
« Reply #36 on: Sat, 06 November 2021, 17:47:24 »
Hello everyone!

Thanks for the feedback you have given, I wanted to confirm that changes on the novelties will be made.

Also announced the vendors for the set.

Offline Mandabanker007

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe | Vendors anounced
« Reply #37 on: Sun, 07 November 2021, 18:12:30 »
Cool looking set

Offline Mandabanker007

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Re: [IC] GMK Universe | Vendors anounced
« Reply #38 on: Sun, 07 November 2021, 18:19:08 »
Love the Deskmat