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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #50 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 19:13:12 »
Very muted — pun intended — but honestly it’s the best looking set I’ve seen this year. The base kit is also trimmed down which is a big win. Naming wise it’s admittedly far from the OG Dolch and is basically a desaturated 9009.

How white is the alpha? Is it the GMK CP or a custom grey?
        

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 19:20:13 »
Great! Looks like another round of muted to me!

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #52 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 19:31:07 »
Naming wise it’s admittedly far from the OG Dolch and is basically a desaturated 9009.


I agree with this, i see nothing Dolch on it
should be named modern 9009 instead


but nice set, will be in for sure
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #53 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 19:33:57 »
Very muted — pun intended — but honestly it’s the best looking set I’ve seen this year. The base kit is also trimmed down which is a big win. Naming wise it’s admittedly far from the OG Dolch and is basically a desaturated 9009.

How white is the alpha? Is it the GMK CP or a custom grey?

All of the colors are custom RAL colors along with the custom Modern Dolch Gray for the alphas.

And here is a the quote from the second paragraph of the IC post about the name

"Now I now the naming might not make sense, this isn't a Dolch set after all. GMK Modern Dolch Light is a derivative of GMK Modern Dolch which is a derivative of OG Dolch. While this set is not necessarily a Dolch colorway, the name is there to show the origin of the design..."

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #54 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 19:41:13 »
Nice
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #55 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 20:05:53 »
The set is great! Would like to see renders that show the light grey of the alpha's better. Will be watching up closely.

Edit: I originally gave feedback, but I realised I didn't fully read the IC post. Things are really well written and presented as usual with Janglad's and Dixie's posts. My bad!
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #56 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 20:25:14 »
To me this set's naming would be much less controversial if you guys went with straight up red & cyan accents, instead of the pinkish red & cyan accents currently chosen. Personally I think red accents would look better than the pink ones, but that's admittedly a personal preference. I really think the big wins from doing that would be making the set fit much better into the Dolch inspiration & removing the similarities to 9009. All in all though I really do like the design & will be hopefully grabbing a set when this goes live!

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #57 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 20:42:45 »
Hello thanks

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #58 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 21:50:24 »
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #59 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 22:06:48 »
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #60 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 22:12:52 »
Can we have a direct comparison with 9009?  A bit insensitive to the two sets' colors. @.@

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #61 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 22:14:08 »
And also GMK muted, epbt gray scale, if that's possible.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #62 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 22:17:26 »
I love this

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #63 on: Sun, 13 October 2019, 22:27:17 »
blank kit maybe?

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #64 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 00:00:06 »
Since Muted R2 seems DOA, I am more than happy for this.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #65 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 00:05:42 »
instant cop for me

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #66 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 00:29:40 »
And here is a the quote from the second paragraph of the IC post about the name

"Now I now the naming might not make sense, this isn't a Dolch set after all. GMK Modern Dolch Light is a derivative of GMK Modern Dolch which is a derivative of OG Dolch. While this set is not necessarily a Dolch colorway, the name is there to show the origin of the design..."

Should've called it GMK Muted R2 instead; to me it's abundantly clear that's where the inspiration came from.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #67 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 00:30:29 »
Also, pls consider R3/4 PgUp/PgDn in base. I know you guys are going for a slim base - but with the popularity of 65s I think it's worth considering.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #68 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 01:06:11 »
Also, pls consider R3/4 PgUp/PgDn in base. I know you guys are going for a slim base - but with the popularity of 65s I think it's worth considering.

Ugh what is R2/3 PgUp/PgDn used for? I haven’t been using 65% so kinda confused
        

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 02:14:42 »
What a crazy coincidence, I skipped the 9009 GB just in hope for something similar to GMK Muted to appear, and this pops up out of no where! Will not miss out on this!

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #70 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 02:27:53 »
Looking forward for the GB! :)

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #71 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 02:44:42 »
Show Image


The kit looks stunning but ... this ^
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #72 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 03:41:10 »
2x Super 1.5u keys in base please, instead of Addition.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 03:54:25 »
Good designers copy. Great designers steal. I think Muted is basic looking and boring. This is a perfect example of tweaking that just enough and all of a sudden it looks amazing.

+1 to the idea adding a mod that other than blue or pink.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 04:33:01 »
we can't have too much gray sets
looks great

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #75 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 10:09:42 »
Not dolch but too hot to ignore!

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #76 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 10:48:45 »
ne Colemak avail

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 11:00:55 »
R5 pls

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #78 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 11:07:25 »
Very muted — pun intended — but honestly it’s the best looking set I’ve seen this year. The base kit is also trimmed down which is a big win. Naming wise it’s admittedly far from the OG Dolch and is basically a desaturated 9009.

How white is the alpha? Is it the GMK CP or a custom grey?

All of the colors are custom RAL colors along with the custom Modern Dolch Gray for the alphas.

And here is a the quote from the second paragraph of the IC post about the name

"Now I now the naming might not make sense, this isn't a Dolch set after all. GMK Modern Dolch Light is a derivative of GMK Modern Dolch which is a derivative of OG Dolch. While this set is not necessarily a Dolch colorway, the name is there to show the origin of the design..."

Sure, but at some point the chain of inspirations went long enough to not be a chain anymore. Names should be descriptive, and within the mech community, the word "Dolch" has a rather specific meaning... which is not close to what this colorway actually IS.

"Modern Dolch" is objectively not a descriptive name for this colorway (and let me stress this: this is entirely beside the strengths and weaknesses of the set itself, its colorway, its kit coverage, etcetera — it's just the name I find problematic).


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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 11:09:48 »
Also, pls consider R3/4 PgUp/PgDn in base. I know you guys are going for a slim base - but with the popularity of 65s I think it's worth considering.

Ugh what is R2/3 PgUp/PgDn used for? I haven’t been using 65% so kinda confused

Most 75% layouts and many 65% use R1 Home, R2 PgUp, R3 PgDn and R4 End (collectively known as "HUDE keys").

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #80 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 11:12:13 »
R5.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #81 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 11:15:42 »
Frekin amazing renders Janglad!

some wishes ;D

+1 Alt Gr key (1.5u & 1.25u) in either the Norde kit or Addition kit,
+1 Alternate colored ISO enter in either the Addition kit or Alternative kit would be dope :p

<3

What he said, PLUS:

- Alt Gr 1.0U key along with the 1.5u and 1.25u keys (I'd prefer heavily to have them all in the Addition kit).
- R3 1.0u \| key in the Addition kit, to complete coverage of English (USA) over ISO or ANSISO. Bonus points for an R4 <> key as well.

- V4 (blue) 7.0U space bar. Just because it's Monday and I'm feeling whimsical today (tomorrow I'll be wanting it to be deep red instead).  ;) :D

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #82 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 12:01:04 »
I've been waiting for muted r2 for awhile... but I like this set too XD
Like others have said, I think the alphas are a little light. The colored mods lean more towards 9009 and are not very dolchee. Looks good though, interested.
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #83 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 12:17:45 »
Also, pls consider R3/4 PgUp/PgDn in base. I know you guys are going for a slim base - but with the popularity of 65s I think it's worth considering.

this ^

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #84 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 12:23:05 »
I've been waiting for muted r2 for awhile... but I like this set too XD
Like others have said, I think the alphas are a little light. The colored mods lean more towards 9009 and are not very dolchee. Looks good though, interested.
Maybe red accent from Modern Dolch is more sexy with this set.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #85 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 13:44:15 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #86 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 14:12:15 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #87 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 14:19:08 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

I used to play Civilization and I was, like, "One more turn, one more turn..."

Now I'm into mechanical keyboards and I am, like, "One more set, one more set..."

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #88 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 14:31:38 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

I used to play Civilization and I was, like, "One more turn, one more turn..."

Now I'm into mechanical keyboards and I am, like, "One more set, one more set..."
three moreee, thats it. no more

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #89 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 14:35:49 »
The legends font looks a bit thin in the renders, but I'm assuming the same old GMK molds will be used?

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 14:55:03 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

There was a time I tried telling myself the same thing..... :))

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #91 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 15:16:51 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

I used to play Civilization and I was, like, "One more turn, one more turn..."

Now I'm into mechanical keyboards and I am, like, "One more set, one more set..."

Next thing you know its 4am and now you're out a couple hundred dollars

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #92 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 15:40:10 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

I used to play Civilization and I was, like, "One more turn, one more turn..."

Now I'm into mechanical keyboards and I am, like, "One more set, one more set..."

Next thing you know its 4am and now you're out a couple hundred dollars

Work will come, keysets will not

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #93 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 15:46:02 »
I already paid for GMK Dracula and I don't have enough money for this.
GMK Dracula is my first GMK keycaps and it also will be my last.

not enough money!

come on, one more

I used to play Civilization and I was, like, "One more turn, one more turn..."

Now I'm into mechanical keyboards and I am, like, "One more set, one more set..."

Next thing you know its 4am and now you're out a couple hundred dollars

AND invading India in retaliation for their unwarranted use of nukes! F*ck you, Gandhi!!!!!! >:D

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #94 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 15:59:53 »
I saw "Modern Dolch" and got really excited, then I saw "Light" and the excitement was gone. But the Dolch name hype train seems to be going strong so no doubt it'll be a success.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #95 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 16:07:23 »
I really see nothing related to Dolch in this color scheme. I apologies for my ignorance but what is different about this and GMK 9009. Is it just slightly lighter colored modifiers? Since I already have an OG Beige set I really see no need for me to jump on this train. I personally have always been a fan of symbol + text modifiers which I see less an less.
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #96 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 16:31:07 »
I really see no need for me to jump on this train.
then don't. No need to rant bout it.

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #97 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 16:57:40 »
I really see no need for me to jump on this train.
then don't. No need to rant bout it.

Can you please explain to me how many previous statements were perceived to be a "rant" so I no longer make the same mistake again? I am having a hard time distinguishing the variances between this set and others that currently exist. I never once proclaimed that I had an issue with the similarities. Rather than continuing to sidetrack the conversion of this thread, would you also care to explain to me the differences this set has compared to GMK 9009? I appreciate any wisdom you wish to impart. :thumb:
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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #98 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 17:07:04 »
would you also care to explain to me the differences this set has compared to GMK 9009
everything

and also look man. If I don't like something and got nothing nice to say, I switch tab and keep it to myself. Maybe that's something to consider...

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Re: GMK Modern Dolch Light
« Reply #99 on: Mon, 14 October 2019, 17:18:32 »
would you also care to explain to me the differences this set has compared to GMK 9009
everything

and also look man. If I don't like something and got nothing nice to say, I switch tab and keep it to myself. Maybe that's something to consider...

My apologies for trying to continue a friendly conversation and stick to the topic of the thread. However, your answer does not help clarify my confusion. I never once stated that I disliked this set, in fact, I very much like it. I would most definitely participate in this if I did not currently own a similar set. Perhaps if enough interest was generated to influence some minor design changes, I would be willing to purchase myself a set. I was unaware that users are not allowed to participate in the conversation of interest checks even if there is a high probability of not joining the group buy. Are we not allowed to encourage changes in the design?
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