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Offline roostrc0gburn

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[IC] GMK Dark - Group Buy beginning Jan 3!!!
« on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 15:41:26 »
Group Buy Thread

Introducing GMK Dark,
Designed for low-contrast and high-compatibility with many keyboard layouts and existing GMK keysets






Welcome to the Dark. This classic colorway combines the beauty and simplicity of OEM black-on-black keysets with the German precision of GMK plastic.
The N9 dark grey base and black CR legends of this set makes for a great combination with a number of existing GMK alpha and modifier keycaps.
Murder out your keyboard with GMK Dark

Brought to you by TheKey.Company (US), Switchkeys (AUS), and CandyKeys (EU) beginning January 2020

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color-accurate renders provided by janglad:








UPDATED KITS FOR GB:
Included keycaps


Base kit


Numpad kit


Icons kit


Deviant kit


Iso kit



Renders of GMK Dark combined with some notable existing GMK keycap sets:
DISCLAIMER: This set will not come with any colored accent or modifier keycaps
thank you to pngu for the free render service!



GMK Dark alphas with GMK Sky Dolch mods and accents accents


GMK Dark alphas with GMK Violet Tendencies mods


GMK Dark with GMK Terminal alphas


GMK Dark alphas with GMK Terminal mods and accents


GMK Dark alphas and mods with GMK Skidata accents


GMK Dark alphas with GMK Skidata mods



TO DO:
  • updated pricing from GMK
  • collect feedback
  • identify potential vendors
  • schedule groupbuy
  • banderole design
  • more fancy renders
  • forum banner design
  • final pricing from GMK
  • hype and launch group buy
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Offline roostrc0gburn

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 15:42:11 »
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Offline gabbbe

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 15:43:41 »
100% in! Favorite set right now


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Offline nephlock

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 15:46:00 »
more like GMK DANK. Love that this kit is so extensible with the kits already out in the wild. makes it a must have!

Offline txclack

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 15:51:25 »
Easy yes for me!  I may even buy 2 of this kit to have it on multiple boards

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 16:01:03 »
Honestly I want the reverse.

GMK Doom got cucked and then nothing happened with donutcat's thing.

This will take 2nd place if it actually makes GB/MOQ tho :p

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 16:21:35 »
Honestly I want the reverse.

GMK Doom got cucked and then nothing happened with donutcat's thing.

This will take 2nd place if it actually makes GB/MOQ tho :p


Kinda agree. Although doom and GMK Exent we’re almost identical barring a few accent keys and compatibility.

Still sad Doom didn’t make MOQ


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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 17:08:17 »
Edit: I can't read. Another vote for this from the "I wanted Doom to hit MOQ" crowd.
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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 17:20:57 »
Why has it taken humanity up until this point to invent this set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 17:29:32 »
I've been wanting this colorway for ages, this is must-buy material for me.

Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 17:50:31 »
Could combine this, nines, skidata, terminal, and eclipse for glorious N9 multicolor


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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 18:11:32 »
Very interesting !

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 19:28:46 »
Simple and amazing. I love it.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 19:35:47 »
very good!!!
And many will love it.

Offline killuchen

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 19:49:29 »
I am so in! Gah all those diff accent colors... Must have them all!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 20:05:21 »
Looks nice.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 20:05:24 »
Honestly I want the reverse.

GMK Doom got cucked and then nothing happened with donutcat's thing.

This will take 2nd place if it actually makes GB/MOQ tho :p


Kinda agree. Although doom and GMK Exent we’re almost identical barring a few accent keys and compatibility.

Still sad Doom didn’t make MOQ


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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #17 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 21:35:27 »
i like this
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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #18 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 21:37:10 »
This is such a simple and amazing design. Very clever for you to think of this!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #19 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 22:05:00 »
Depending on pricing I might be in.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 22:09:45 »
Super understated and useful.  I'd be in for one.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 22:37:02 »
This with sky dolch is naisu!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 23:40:45 »
Great idea!  Would you consider adding a space bar kit? 

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 17 April 2019, 23:57:38 »
yup i like this

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #24 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 09:31:20 »
Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25 :p

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #25 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 11:18:56 »
I would definitely join in on this set.

Offline nostr

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #26 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 12:37:23 »
Reminds me of the sexy keys on a default black hhkb board. Going to grab these for my other keebs

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #27 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 13:41:53 »
Yup. All in.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #28 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 20:28:08 »
Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25 :p

I'm not opposed to offering a spacebar kit if there is enough demand for it. i dont want to dilute the gb with too many kits, though. will depend on the vendor i guess

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #29 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 21:45:00 »
I would join in on this

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #30 on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 21:54:08 »
Very pretty. Would be perfect for hhkb layout black 60%s  :p

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #31 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 00:19:34 »
Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25 :p

I'm not opposed to offering a spacebar kit if there is enough demand for it. i dont want to dilute the gb with too many kits, though. will depend on the vendor i guess

A sapacebar kit would be great!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #32 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 00:20:35 »
Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25 :p

I'm not opposed to offering a spacebar kit if there is enough demand for it. i dont want to dilute the gb with too many kits, though. will depend on the vendor i guess

A sapacebar kit would be great!

+1 for Spacebars please!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #33 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 00:41:14 »


Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25


Great idea!  Would you consider adding a space bar kit?


A sapacebar kit would be great!


+1 for Spacebars please!

Good people, please head over to the GMK Blanks group buy, you can get your N9 convex spacebars (and lots of other caps) there on the cheap! We actually need help bringing them closer (if not over) the MOQ of 150... Thanks!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #34 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 01:44:08 »
interesting.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #35 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 01:44:40 »
looks amazing!

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #36 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 02:41:58 »
+1 for the reverse. In either way. Maybe for 2. Will mix this up with Miami Nights and Vice Nights for maximum results.
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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 04:25:00 »
This is nice but I like the reverse too. Too bad no progress on Donutcat's GoB.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #38 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 10:52:06 »
Also +1 to the spacebar kit, need those convex 2.75 and 2.25

Great idea!  Would you consider adding a space bar kit?

A sapacebar kit would be great!

+1 for Spacebars please!

Good people, please head over to the GMK Blanks group buy, you can get your N9 convex spacebars (and lots of other caps) there on the cheap! We actually need help bringing them closer (if not over) the MOQ of 150... Thanks!

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I am also in that gb, and i would like it to be as successful as possible. however, it only looks like 1u and 2u N9 spacebars will hit moq without a bunch of help.

i would also point out that many recent sets like Terminal and Skiidata have done 40% kits or spacebar kits in N9, which should have some availability in the second-hand market. that being said, i am still open to adding a spacebar kit for non-standard layouts

i will likely have a poll for this at some point

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #39 on: Sat, 20 April 2019, 09:47:28 »
Ooh, I like this. Depending on budget, I'm in.
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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #40 on: Sat, 20 April 2019, 16:13:21 »
Clean

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 21 April 2019, 00:25:04 »
If we can get the price down on this set to like $99, this would be an easy buy.
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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #42 on: Sun, 21 April 2019, 07:59:56 »
I would definitely be in for this after doom getting killed.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #43 on: Sun, 21 April 2019, 15:10:23 »
Yes. Black on black, a thousand times yes.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #44 on: Sun, 21 April 2019, 15:15:33 »
I love the ePBT version, and this is something I might be down for... kinda depends on pricing, but I imagine with only two colors, it could be a winner. I would like to see it sold with all the compatibility personally to drive down full kit cost, as I tend to go all in on a set for compatibility purposes.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #45 on: Sun, 21 April 2019, 23:42:05 »
That's clean, I might be down if the pricing is right

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 22 April 2019, 07:18:35 »
In.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 22 April 2019, 18:03:57 »
In if it's around ~$100.  I'd love to split a base set across a couple boards.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #48 on: Tue, 23 April 2019, 03:16:45 »
I have love to have one set of these.

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Re: [IC] GMK Dark
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 23 April 2019, 03:38:59 »
Interested to see final cost