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Offline Energieschleuder

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Render revision! New lighting environment
« Reply #200 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 07:36:22 »
So, for the icon mods.. are you super settled on the old upper left aligned shift/caps keys? Would you consider doing the new center alignment?

Yes, kits are super settled, so a change will be very unlikely. The Katakana mods are center aligned which are a good option for you.

Nice try to change my mind  ;)

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Render revision! New lighting environment
« Reply #201 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 19:39:30 »
Any Chance For A Rama Cap Or Some Other Artisan Caps?

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« Reply #202 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 19:47:17 »
I'm not a fan of blues in general, but these...THESE are beautiful.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Render revision! New lighting environment
« Reply #203 on: Sun, 29 March 2020, 06:31:38 »
Any Chance For A Rama Cap Or Some Other Artisan Caps?

RAMA caps definitely. Other Artisans are not sure yet

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Render revision! New lighting environment
« Reply #204 on: Sun, 29 March 2020, 08:42:12 »
This looks really good, big fan of monochrome kits and have been looking out for a blue set.

Looking forward to when this launches and for more renders, if possible on a navy keyboard and with the west alphas.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Render revision! New lighting environment
« Reply #205 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 19:26:52 »
Super bummed out about missing out on GMK Striker but this is definitely makes it hurt less, Canadian proxy as well! Totally in.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #206 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:30:04 »
Deskmats

ウェイブ WAVE



エンドゲーム ENDGAME



キューブ CUBE



Give me your thoughts on these deskmats! No april fool's joke here  ;D
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Offline hkiri

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #207 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:34:06 »
Isn't the first one exactly the same as the blue one from GMK Bento?

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« Reply #208 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:41:50 »
The wave design is a very common and easy recognizable traditional japanese pattern. It is unique in its own way and differs sligthly from GMK Bento's deskmat. I would say nobody can own a traditional pattern

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« Reply #209 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:45:11 »
It wasn't my intention to say that someone owns a traditional pattern it just seems weird to have basically the exact same deskmat in another GB.

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« Reply #210 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:54:52 »
To clear things up here are a few examples where the pattern is used.





You can find it on rice bowls, porcelain, traditional clothes etc. It is simply the best known or most famous japanese pattern. That's why I think it should be included in this GB. Doesn't matter if there was a similar deskmat more than a year ago imo

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« Reply #211 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 18:10:11 »
Very cool deskmat and set!  I like the endgame and wave deskmats the best. Maybe the wave one would look better with a darker blue and brighter white like on the porcelain?
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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #212 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 20:19:17 »
Deskmats

ウェイブ WAVE

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エンドゲーム ENDGAME

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キューブ CUBE

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Give me your thoughts on these deskmats! No april fool joke here  ;D

The disparity between the different shades of blue is weird, but still good job, especially the endgame one imo. Really looking forward to this set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #213 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 20:25:55 »
That Endgame deskmat is so cool

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« Reply #214 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 20:56:56 »
Oh please God let Endgame be a thing.

Offline Ozzie808

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #215 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 22:03:42 »
wave and cube are my two pick. love both

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« Reply #216 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 22:37:21 »
Wave looks :thumb:

Offline BuddhaBen

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« Reply #217 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 23:39:32 »
Cube is where its at.

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« Reply #218 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 00:01:57 »
Endgame looks amazing! Any chance at Latin+Katakana (Gaijin) layout?
   

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« Reply #219 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 00:09:14 »
Hard want a wave desk mat.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #220 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 00:54:04 »
endgame

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #221 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 02:25:39 »
Wave numbah 1

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #222 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 05:34:48 »
Very cool deskmat and set!  I like the endgame and wave deskmats the best. Maybe the wave one would look better with a darker blue and brighter white like on the porcelain?
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Definitely possible, but I would also need to reduce the pattern size. Maybe a deskmat for the next project  ;D

I personally like the current one, obviously

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« Reply #223 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 10:24:42 »
all mats will be mine! great set and cant wait to cop!  :thumb:
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« Reply #224 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 14:12:40 »
Beautiful set. I'm for sure in on this one!  :D

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« Reply #225 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 15:01:05 »
I'll put my vote in for endgame too, the other two are nice but endgame does something different and it really does stand out!

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« Reply #226 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 15:54:55 »
What’s the translation on the endgame mat?


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« Reply #227 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 16:08:50 »
What’s the translation on the endgame mat?


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From left to right it's phonetically:

Endgame
Masteriece
Mechanical Keyboard

Offline Energieschleuder

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #228 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 16:19:26 »
Well said, it literally says Endgame

Left:
Endgame
Masterpiece

Right:
Mechanical Keyboard

Props to those who can read japanese  :D

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #229 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 18:42:25 »
this is beautiful, holy.



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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #230 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 18:57:29 »
Other deskmat colors would be nice too

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« Reply #231 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 19:00:12 »
Endgame all the way. I know you didn't copy but the others are just meh. Id love if the white border had some kind of joinery on the ends. But other then that. Solid.

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« Reply #232 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 19:19:04 »
Props to those who can read japanese  :D

Well, I can read kana. Reading Japanese is very much a work in progress.
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« Reply #233 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 01:20:29 »
Thanks guys! Waves and endgame are my votes


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« Reply #234 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 02:55:25 »
E N D G A M E


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« Reply #235 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 08:37:17 »
I'm boring, so I like Wave and Cube. I don't care for Endgame much.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | ウェスト WEST Kit added!
« Reply #236 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 17:03:40 »
Value kit change (base kit)

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中止

After a longer consideration, I changed the Katakana escape key to a Kanji composition. In my opinion the previous legend didn't looked naturally and was a bit clunky. The escape key is the only exception where Kanjis are used.

The key now says 中止 which means to cancel, as in cancelling an event. As the design language in this set is about aesthetics, accuracy and simplicity which should come together, it meets the conditions perfectly. These Kanjis are simple and will be able to produce for certain by GMK.

I know this is a long shot, but can you please consider including the old Katakana escape key in the value kit?
The change to Kanji breaks a lot of the cohesion of the set since it's the only key that's different. The difference is especially jarring when you actually know the language and can tell the difference.
Another alternative I can think of would be to make the nav cluster kanji as well to balance things out. However, I understand that would be highly unlikely since it would be more effort/cost.
Otherwise, this would be a definite buy for me. Thanks for your time!

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Deskmats!
« Reply #237 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 17:45:48 »
Not a fan of the Kanji Esc.

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« Reply #238 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 21:56:14 »
Not a fan of the Kanji Esc.

Same. Looks out of place.

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« Reply #239 on: Sat, 04 April 2020, 09:53:42 »
Interested, looking forward to this.

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | ウェスト WEST Kit added!
« Reply #240 on: Sat, 04 April 2020, 15:56:57 »
I know this is a long shot, but can you please consider including the old Katakana escape key in the value kit?
The change to Kanji breaks a lot of the cohesion of the set since it's the only key that's different. The difference is especially jarring when you actually know the language and can tell the difference.
Another alternative I can think of would be to make the nav cluster kanji as well to balance things out. However, I understand that would be highly unlikely since it would be more effort/cost.
Otherwise, this would be a definite buy for me. Thanks for your time!

I totally understand your concerns. The Katakana escape key was originally planned since the beginning. It took me actually at least a month to make the decision because I wasn't 100 percent content how it looked like. As all kits are final, a change will be unlikely. However, if this set reaches a higher MOQ point the Katakana escape エスク will be the first key to be added. But there is no guarantee I can give

For those of you who can't read the legends, this matter is rather a design decision then a false legending. There are many possibilities for the escape key. エスク is one of them. I can also go with エスク which is in half width but this is more a no go for most people I suppose. And for a Kanji escape there are even more possibilities. In the end it's all preference (source: Japanese keyboard enthusiasts)



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« Reply #241 on: Sat, 04 April 2020, 21:25:17 »
damn it i think im going ot buy this even though i dont have a board to put this on

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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Group Buy goes live May 1st!
« Reply #242 on: Tue, 07 April 2020, 16:40:10 »
I am happy to finally announce the Group Buy date

Group Buy goes live May 1st!



Besides that, I had to cancel the Cube deskmat. Instead, the Square deskmat with a more neutral tone will be offered!

スクウェア SQUARE






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Re: [IC] GMK Masterpiece | Group Buy goes live May 1st!
« Reply #243 on: Tue, 07 April 2020, 17:02:38 »
I am happy to finally announce the Group Buy date

Group Buy goes live May 1st!



Besides that, I had to cancel the Cube deskmat. Instead, the Square deskmat with a more neutral tone will be offered!

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Really warming up to Masterpiece on a black board.

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« Reply #244 on: Tue, 07 April 2020, 18:06:30 »
damn, can't wait for this to go live

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« Reply #245 on: Sun, 12 April 2020, 02:14:25 »
When is the estimate shipping?

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« Reply #246 on: Sun, 12 April 2020, 02:27:39 »
When is the estimate shipping?
The GB haven't even started

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« Reply #247 on: Sun, 12 April 2020, 02:40:30 »
I am happy to finally announce the Group Buy date

Group Buy goes live May 1st!



Besides that, I had to cancel the Cube deskmat. Instead, the Square deskmat with a more neutral tone will be offered!

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Estimated prices? Seriously can't wait for this set!

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« Reply #248 on: Sun, 12 April 2020, 02:57:10 »
probably too late to comment but it seems like clarity + perserving + west could cover 65% with arrow keys. (maybe need few more extras?)
can it be added? so if you buy the 4 full kits you can cover 2 keyboards.

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« Reply #249 on: Sun, 12 April 2020, 04:24:02 »
probably too late to comment but it seems like clarity + perserving + west could cover 65% with arrow keys. (maybe need few more extras?)
can it be added? so if you buy the 4 full kits you can cover 2 keyboards.

you only need the base kit for a 65%, maybe a west kit for latins. I don't think you'd need the rest unless this is some funky 65% layout I don't know.