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Offline harlekein

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Added Renders and RAMA WORKS Collaboration
« Reply #150 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 04:33:05 »
Only the first time I am looking into this. It's beautiful. I am very interested in Hiragana mono alphas kit and 40s.

Why is there PgUp and PgDn in 40s? This should be lower/raise. Having Caps in there makes no sense to me either. Who uses Caps on 40s?

I also find the additional `"` keys very strange since these are copied from the alphas kit. The only way this would apply is if they were mod colored for symmetry instead of alpha colored.

Please also consider adding an R2 1u Novelty like the circle for R1. This would be a beautiful accent key for 40s and I'd pick up that kit for that and the 1.5u R4 keys.




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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Added Renders and RAMA WORKS Collaboration
« Reply #151 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 07:24:44 »
not sure if I'm going to get this, but if I did, I'd want to use it with a numpad with split plus. you offer the - and + keys for the positions of the 2u plus, but there are no black mods that I could put above the minus key then (except for the F13, which doesn't feel like it would belong there). can you add a black = key or something like that for that position?

also, did you intend to only put beige 6u spacebars in the spacebar kit? it seemed like black would be the "standard" color for spacebars here.

what's the reason for 2 1u Fn keys in base? I find 1.5u super support in base also questionable...

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Added Renders and RAMA WORKS Collaboration
« Reply #152 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 08:07:27 »
not sure if I'm going to get this, but if I did, I'd want to use it with a numpad with split plus. you offer the - and + keys for the positions of the 2u plus, but there are no black mods that I could put above the minus key then (except for the F13, which doesn't feel like it would belong there). can you add a black = key or something like that for that position?

also, did you intend to only put beige 6u spacebars in the spacebar kit? it seemed like black would be the "standard" color for spacebars here.

what's the reason for 2 1u Fn keys in base? I find 1.5u super support in base also questionable...

I might consider adding another 6U alpha colour spacebar to it.

60s support and the 1.5U Supers are for HHKB support. I'd like to cover as much Layouts as possible with the Base kit so this choice was made.

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Added Renders and RAMA WORKS Collaboration
« Reply #153 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 09:33:59 »
These new renders are so good

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #154 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 10:12:43 »
I've added a Deskmat Render and reworked the Base- and Spacebar Kit.

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #155 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 11:11:51 »
I'm not really crazy about Rama caps, but this one is screaming "put me on your keyboard" at me and I can't seem to ignore it.

Crazy good update mate, and hell of a lot of love for hiragana and 40's kit.

monochrome mods kit, by any chance?


Will be getting this for sure.

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #156 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 11:16:40 »
God that looks sweet im so down.

Offline konstantin

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Added Renders and RAMA WORKS Collaboration
« Reply #157 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 12:28:05 »
not sure if I'm going to get this, but if I did, I'd want to use it with a numpad with split plus. you offer the - and + keys for the positions of the 2u plus, but there are no black mods that I could put above the minus key then (except for the F13, which doesn't feel like it would belong there). can you add a black = key or something like that for that position?
You can use the blank R1 1u black key.

also, did you intend to only put beige 6u spacebars in the spacebar kit? it seemed like black would be the "standard" color for spacebars here.
+1 for this. Most sets' spacebar kits opt to go with an accent color for the 6.25u and 7u spacebars, and alpha color for the 6u spacebar since one isn't included in the base kit.

what's the reason for 2 1u Fn keys in base? I find 1.5u super support in base also questionable...
Yep, I don't think there should be two 1u Fn keys.

Offline YangYoga

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #158 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 13:56:50 »
In in in in

Offline FTR_Beat

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #159 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 15:11:09 »
I see you updated the kit to fit the FC660M =) The set is looking awesome.

Any plan for additional Alphas (e.g. reversed color)?

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #160 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 15:22:25 »
Any plan for additional Alphas (e.g. reversed color)?

No, I don't think that I will add reversed alphas. This is because I think there are enough completly white Sets out there and the all white theme wouldn't fit sumi-e in my opinion.
Sorry.

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #161 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 16:04:40 »
It just occurred to me that it seems kind of weird to have quaternary legends on the [{, ]}, ,<, .>, /? keys but not have them on the number row, E and Z. If you don't like the quaternary legends, you might want to remove them completely.

Offline vurtomatic

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #162 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 16:23:35 »
Any plan for additional Alphas (e.g. reversed color)?

No, I don't think that I will add reversed alphas. This is because I think there are enough completly white Sets out there and the all white theme wouldn't fit sumi-e in my opinion.
Sorry.

What about black mods?  :p

Offline arkaell

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #163 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 21:01:56 »
This set just keeps getting better. I canít wait for July!

Offline Missingnumber

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #164 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 22:07:26 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

Offline amarotea

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« Reply #165 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 23:31:31 »
I'd definitely get a deskmatóor two

Offline TonyPia

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #166 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 11:28:28 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

I guess 墨 means black ink? Why is it red in the RAMA keycap?

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #167 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 11:49:40 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

I guess 墨 means black ink? Why is it red in the RAMA keycap?
It's a reference to the signature you can see on the Deskmats.

Offline TonyPia

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #168 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 12:25:01 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

I guess 墨 means black ink? Why is it red in the RAMA keycap?
It's a reference to the signature you can see on the Deskmats.

Hmm... interesting. It looks good with the mats but not sure about artisan cap but still you probably want to keep red in the escape spot. Tough.

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #169 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 12:34:52 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

I guess 墨 means black ink? Why is it red in the RAMA keycap?
It's a reference to the signature you can see on the Deskmats.

Hmm... interesting. It looks good with the mats but not sure about artisan cap but still you probably want to keep red in the escape spot. Tough.

I could offer a red version of it with black infill like this:


Offline TonyPia

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #170 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 12:41:17 »
I posted some comments in the Reddit thread, but I wanted to quickly say that I love the Rama caps. I'm definitely in for the 墨 one and the base set.

Good work on the vendors too! I've had good experience with thekey.company. I'm excited about July.

I guess 墨 means black ink? Why is it red in the RAMA keycap?
It's a reference to the signature you can see on the Deskmats.

Hmm... interesting. It looks good with the mats but not sure about artisan cap but still you probably want to keep red in the escape spot. Tough.

I could offer a red version of it with black infill like this:

Show Image


Dude, this is sick. But complying your theme how about red cap with white letter even though the letter itself says black? Not confident if it would look good enough.

Offline Missingnumber

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #171 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 16:08:19 »
The white cap with red character makes sense. It's a reference to hanko, or Japanese style stamp seals. Artists make their own, and put the seal on their works. The name of this set is "Sumi", so having the kanji for sumi (墨) be written in red on white makes perfect sense, to reference hanko stamps. If you can make the white similar in color to the mod keys it would be best, but I like it a lot as-is.

Edit:
That being said, stamps that create red background with white text are also used commonly in art, so that would make sense as well. I guess my only argument is that it shouldn't involve black, even if the word means black ink.
« Last Edit: Wed, 25 March 2020, 17:35:16 by Missingnumber »

Offline deathwalker113

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #172 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 19:58:11 »
The RAMA red version look like Urushi lacquer finish

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #173 on: Thu, 26 March 2020, 05:42:07 »
The Kanji text on the second row of novelties look very jarring, plus they don't fit the theme or make much sense to native speakers. Would prefer a different font and different text.

Circular brush stroke is dope though.

Offline arkaell

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« Reply #174 on: Thu, 26 March 2020, 06:02:51 »
I'm in on that red cap, but I do agree that the black should be white instead.

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« Reply #175 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 10:38:28 »
The Kanji text on the second row of novelties look very jarring, plus they don't fit the theme or make much sense to native speakers. Would prefer a different font and different text.

Circular brush stroke is dope though.

I agree with kokugatsu's feedback. Other font for the Kanji may look nicer.

Love the inked brushed one!

Offline FaKe_VirTual

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #176 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 10:56:33 »
I will soon release another Update with fixed Novelties!

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #177 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 14:02:30 »
I would definitely be in for some deskmats. Love the keycaps, but I only have topre :'(

Good luck!

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« Reply #178 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 15:08:54 »
I would definitely be in for some deskmats. Love the keycaps, but I only have topre :'(

Good luck!

Nice, I have a Topre form daily use. But also have a cherry profile keyb to play with keycaps. Perhaps something to thing about; but watch out for the rabbit hole (not saying you should get another keyb though :))


Offline Dorney

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Re: [IC] GMK Sumi | Update No.3 | Deskmat Render and minor changes
« Reply #179 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 22:24:23 »
Very nice keycap set, I'd buy the keycaps but personally dont want the sublegends on the alphas.

Will definitely be picking up a deskmat or two!