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Offline crystal

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[IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Vendors Announced!
« on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 00:18:11 »


Milkyway Alpenglow is finally here!!!
Milkyway Alpenglow is a CHERRY profile keycap set. It utilizes both dye-sub, and reverse dye sub for the keycaps. 





Milkyway Alpenglow was inspired by a spring break trip I had with friends. They offered to take me a on weekday camping trip to cheer me up when I wasn't
doing so well. This set was in honor of the sights I saw during that trip.





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Board Renders :


Isometria by ebastler and D60 Lite by KBDfans


Aperture Board by Elmo and Pillow65 by KeliumWorks


Phoenix WK by Cable Car Designs and Phoenix WKL by Cable Car Designs


Maja by Vulcan and Whimsy by PKRNS





Kit Renders :


Base Kit


Novelties Darkmode & Lightmode


Numpad Darkmode & Lightmode


NordeUk & 40's Kitting


Spacebars Kitting & Alt Alphas





Panatone Colors :


GMK Colors :





Vendors :



US : Vala Supply
UK : NoEsc
EU : mykeyboard.eu
AU : Allcaps
CA : KanataKeys
CN : Milkyway Keys
AS : Zionstudios.ph





Collabs :

Okeydokey.studio by Aly and d


Miroticaps


Dellakeys


Thok


EllyArtKeys






Deskmats! :

Tilted 40 by Swishy

More coming!





Discord Links :






Credits :


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Cylent was the one who introduced me the the Keycap designer discord, and gave many tips that eventually led to where this set is today. Without them, this set would never be what it is now.

Ai/Nolsia drew the novelties for me to fit dyesub regulations. An eagle eyed vector artist. Thanks for helping with the set!

JohnYYZ very friendly manufacture who helped me with the set!

Actrin gave me very helpful kitting tips! Thanks for your help!

Nopun, kure, add, seven, ad4m, hzsh, and Neely taught me so many helpful tips, and without them this set would have looked way worse.




Updates :

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Made IC a bit shorter and smaller. Fixed some grammar mistakes. Added two vendors NoEsc, and Allcaps 8/26/2021
Fixed some grammar mistakes 8/28/2021
Added some collabs 8/29/2021
Added deskmats! 9/14/2021





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Offline MILKYWAY KEYS

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 00:30:57 »
Who is Milkyway, a new dye-sub PBT manu? Are they any good?  :eek:

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 00:35:37 »
:solit:

Offline Baka Bot

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 02:33:32 »
Who?

Offline Beesley

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #4 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 04:24:06 »
Milkyway are coming hard with all these sets! hope they can deliver. but great looking set!

Offline Neely_12

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 06:53:27 »
I’m really liking this. Hope milky way can pull through. Those dark alphas are  :thumb:

Edit: Just saw the option in the IC. Please add the mod only option so I don’t have to spend more on the light alphas.  :D
« Last Edit: Thu, 26 August 2021, 07:18:31 by Neely_12 »

Offline hali

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 08:12:15 »
Are Print/Scroll/Pause alpha or mod coloured?

Offline dededecline

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 11:58:53 »
I get the idea behind allowing 40s users to buy just alt alphas + 40s mods to have compatibility but it ends up being pretty punitive for users that want the light alphas, who would need base + 40s + spacebars to have compatibility and then end up with a ton of extra keys, just to use the primary colorway.

Also please add a second 3u for both colorways.

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 12:45:00 »
I get the idea behind allowing 40s users to buy just alt alphas + 40s mods to have compatibility but it ends up being pretty punitive for users that want the light alphas, who would need base + 40s + spacebars to have compatibility and then end up with a ton of extra keys, just to use the primary colorway.

I'm curious if we could do two base sets: light and dark. Or separate base mods from alphas entirely?

Milkyway are coming hard with all these sets! hope they can deliver. but great looking set!

They really are. I'm curious what their QA process looks like under this load. Either way, I'm happy to see other companies putting pressure on GMK

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Offline Amoto

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 13:58:46 »
Looks great! Looking forward to picking up this set

Offline crystal

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 19:48:49 »
I get the idea behind allowing 40s users to buy just alt alphas + 40s mods to have compatibility but it ends up being pretty punitive for users that want the light alphas, who would need base + 40s + spacebars to have compatibility and then end up with a ton of extra keys, just to use the primary colorway.

Also please add a second 3u for both colorways.

That has been a popular request! That will probably be happening, I will just need to edit some more kitting. Will be adding that to the 40's kit!

Offline kylekwong1

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 26 August 2021, 20:14:28 »
If you add an extra tab on alt alpha, people should be able to build two boards with base + alt pha kit

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 27 August 2021, 06:44:32 »
I should not like this, I should not want this.  Count me in.
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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 27 August 2021, 21:30:29 »
I personally really like this set.

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 27 August 2021, 23:43:35 »
This looks like the windbreaker I wore to grade school in the best possible way. Count me in...

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 28 August 2021, 09:12:21 »
Congrats! Look really good, will buy!
Did the IC

Offline nolsia

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Added Signature - Kitting Updates Soon
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 29 August 2021, 15:39:00 »
Loved watching you progress with this project. It looks so ethereal. Wishing you a successful IC!  ;D

Offline Technician47

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Added Signature - Kitting Updates Soon
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 29 August 2021, 20:38:33 »
This set is what made me make an account here. Really really into this.

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Added Signature - Kitting Updates Soon
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 29 August 2021, 21:09:59 »
Really love the colorway of this set!
Milkyway yessss!! GDWIC!

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Added Signature - Kitting Updates Soon
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 30 August 2021, 01:52:37 »
niceeeeeeeeee

Offline crystal

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 03 September 2021, 20:49:10 »
Are Print/Scroll/Pause alpha or mod coloured?
No, they are not!

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Vendors Announced!
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 03 September 2021, 21:58:54 »
I like the colors. Doing colors like this is typically expensive. Has a price been nailed down yet?

Offline crystal

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Vendors Announced!
« Reply #22 on: Fri, 03 September 2021, 22:23:09 »
I like the colors. Doing colors like this is typically expensive. Has a price been nailed down yet?
Dye-sub with Milkyway will probably mean the base kit is around 95$ or less!

Offline Convergence

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Vendors Announced!
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 07 September 2021, 16:41:40 »
I do love the aesthetic, reminds me of an autumm evening. Only suggestion I have would be HHKB support in base.

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Re: [IC] Milkyway Alpenglow - Vendors Announced!
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 21 September 2021, 13:20:19 »
Interest checked! Please add a R4 1.5u Super key (or keys) - think Tsangan / HHKB Mac users