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Offline Kyosurai

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[IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:11:44 »
Heya everyone as well as fellow pilots,



This is my first set of keycaps based on the EVA 01 thus the name, Shogōki. I'm still working on the Novelties and the Icon mods. I will update it up as soon as I could. With the movie coming up at the end of June, I hope everyone is excited as I am in bringing this keyset to reality!

I will update the kits to the proper colors shortly after :) Please bear with me.

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Note: The fonts on the Hiraganas are not finalized yet.


















Renders





Comparison between new and old purple

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Left = New
Right = Old




Renders with previous purple
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Artisans:-
Latrialum
CYSM


To Dos:
  • Get feedback from IC
  • Deskmat
  • More Renders

Changelog:
04/06/2020 - Added Artisan makers~
21/4/2020 - Added Hiraganas and updated remaining kits with proper colors
20/4/2020 - Updated Render colors for a much vivid purple
19/4/2020 - IC up officially

Special Thanks to:
  • Eskimojo for the advice and all the help given
  • OCM for the wonderful icon mods
  • Kingk22 for the awesome renders
  • Peperonie for the help and feedback
  • Meika for the feedback and support
« Last Edit: Thu, 02 July 2020, 06:55:30 by Kyosurai »

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:13:48 »
Yeeeeeees. YEEEEEEEEEEES. GET IN THE DAMN ROBOT!
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Offline Lolipopu

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[IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:15:33 »
Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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[IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:16:53 »
Yes, I'll be in for this!!!
Alphas, numpad, & 40s kits for me!
Almost forgot, any plans for an alternate color alphas kit?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:20:22 »
given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:21:56 »
given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D
I like that &/or a reverse alphas kit, purple on lime...


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Offline FTR_Beat

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:22:17 »
Looking very nice! Youve got to consider adding a weeb kit with this kind of set =)

Offline psxndc

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:22:39 »
given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D
+1

Also icon mods?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:27:55 »
Hey we might get an Evangelion set this year afterall! Considering GMK Unit-01 is looking to be dead count me in for this if it goes to GB!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:32:55 »
shinji pls

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:41:04 »
Good Ortho kit


I'd join.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:42:52 »
Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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I agree. Increasing the brightness+contrast (similar to GMK Unit 01) would make for a sexier set imo. Still excited for this - especially in KAT. GL OP!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:45:45 »
Hirigana sublegends kit would be nice. Also +1 to more vivid purple.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 13:54:06 »
YESSSSSSSS, make this set come true.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 14:12:45 »
This is a beautiful set, count me in!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 14:46:12 »
how many profiles is this theme gonna not run in?
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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 14:48:29 »
how many profiles is this theme gonna not run in?

lol, this got me

Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 14:49:14 »
I figured weeb legends so I had the the pasta queued up...

Offline Abhorrent Cell

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 14:56:24 »
Funny, I was just watching 1.11 again and kept noticing the word Shogoki.

Beautiful set.

Offline SolidCactus

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 16:44:33 »
+1 for the more vivid purple please

Also please include green arrows in some kit

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 16:51:09 »
how many profiles is this theme gonna not run in?

lol, this got me

LOL, yeah. Let's hope that trend dies with this set though!

Offline krikun98

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 17:05:56 »
Brighter purple? Icon mods - at least for 40s?

Offline Rubydestroyer

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 17:22:27 »
I see evangelion, I click. Looks interesting but this has to be the 4th or 5th unit-01 set now, isn't it?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 20:02:10 »
I really really don't need this, my wallet is already getting mad at me...but I absolutely need this. This gives me an excuse to get a purple board and the recently announced Shogōki switches.
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Offline Tree_

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 20:51:15 »
I get why the arrows are orange but I'm not a fan of it.

Green arrows in mods or as part of another kit?

Offline Nles

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #25 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 23:07:01 »
Please make this happen~

How bout making the arrow keys purple instead of orange legend?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #26 on: Sun, 19 April 2020, 23:37:12 »
Since GMK Unit-01 is kinda dead in the water now...
Please consider a brighter, bolder purple for the alphs




Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #27 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 06:40:53 »
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Brighter purple? Icon mods - at least for 40s?

given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D
+1

Also icon mods?

given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D

Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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+1 for the more vivid purple please

Also please include green arrows in some kit

Hirigana sublegends kit would be nice. Also +1 to more vivid purple.

Since GMK Unit-01 is kinda dead in the water now...
Please consider a brighter, bolder purple for the alphs

Show Image


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Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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I agree. Increasing the brightness+contrast (similar to GMK Unit 01) would make for a sexier set imo. Still excited for this - especially in KAT. GL OP!




Just updated the renders with a brighter/more vivid purple. :)
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Offline Lolipopu

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #28 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 07:12:51 »
Brighter purple? Icon mods - at least for 40s?

given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D
+1

Also icon mods?

given the inspiration, would you consider adding sublegend hiragana / mono hiragana ;D

Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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+1 for the more vivid purple please

Also please include green arrows in some kit

Hirigana sublegends kit would be nice. Also +1 to more vivid purple.

Since GMK Unit-01 is kinda dead in the water now...
Please consider a brighter, bolder purple for the alphs

Show Image


Show Image


Might be set of the year !  But bright purple would be better imho


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I agree. Increasing the brightness+contrast (similar to GMK Unit 01) would make for a sexier set imo. Still excited for this - especially in KAT. GL OP!

Just updated the renders with a brighter/more vivid purple. :)
Look nice Thanks. I agreed with comment about green arrows (with or without purple on top) and additional green ISO enter key in mods.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #29 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 07:16:05 »
Am working on it right now :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 09:51:37 »
I think it would greatly benefit this set, if I you'd add orange accent keys for esc and enter (not just the colour of the alphas), and would make it even more fitting to the Eva U1 theme :thumb:

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 10:21:00 »
MUST GET FOR MY EVA-01!!!    ;D

Really excited to see the Novelties and Icons  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 10:28:03 »
MUST GET FOR MY EVA-01!!!    ;D

Really excited to see the Novelties and Icons  :thumb:
Me too. Wish the novelties including Misato and Gendos crossing hand memes lol

Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 13:29:09 »
Updated the colors for the kits as well as added Hiragana kits :)

Have a great day everyone!

Icon-mods are definitely on their way. Please give me a few days to work on it.
Novelties are also on their way. As for deskmats, I asked a friend to help me with the design. Hopefully, I could show it to everyone within 2 weeks time :)
« Last Edit: Mon, 20 April 2020, 13:31:35 by Kyosurai »

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 13:31:48 »
Updated the colors for the kits as well as added Hiragana kits :)

Have a great day everyone!

Hiragana is all I needed, you have my axe.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #35 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 13:42:23 »


A few things about these kits:
  • (French) The R2 ٪ and ٭ keys (the rightmost ones) can be removed, as they can be considered duplicates of the existing % and * keys. The special characters are supposed to be for Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian French keyboards, but they are not actually used in those layouts.
  • (Colevrak+) If you plan on having homing keys (T, N, U), you'll also need to add a homing H key.
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Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #36 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 14:43:30 »
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A few things about these kits:
  • (French) The R2 ٪ and ٭ keys (the rightmost ones) can be removed, as they can be considered duplicates of the existing % and * keys. The special characters are supposed to be for Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian French keyboards, but they are not actually used in those layouts.
  • (Colevrak+) If you plan on having homing keys (T, N, U), you'll also need to add a homing H key.

Okay! I'll remove the extras for French when I rework on them soon. Thanks :)
Hmm.. For the Colevrak+, the bottom R2 row have the homing H key you mentioned

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #37 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 14:59:53 »
I like it but needs novelties

Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #38 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 15:13:46 »
I like it but needs novelties

Definitely working on them! Hopefully I can show it to everyone within this week :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #39 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 15:26:25 »
Hmm.. For the Colevrak+, the bottom R2 row have the homing H key you mentioned

Ah, my bad, didn't see it. By the way, do you know which layout the homing A key is for?
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[IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #40 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 15:57:51 »
Hmm.. For the Colevrak+, the bottom R2 row have the homing H key you mentioned

Ah, my bad, didn't see it. By the way, do you know which layout the homing A key is for?
I believe it is for the Carpalx QGMLWB layout. But dvorcol is the keeper of the Colevrak+ wisdom.

Also, looks like GMK Unit-01 isn't dead, so....

Offline methbreath69

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #41 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 16:27:30 »
Holy ****, great job on the updates man. I'm 100% in on this. I can't wait to see novelties!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 18:37:53 »
Yeah that is an instabuy now
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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 20:45:09 »
I hope this gets done ASAP

Offline isioisi

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 20 April 2020, 21:38:51 »
Yeah look I hope this happens too, I really do. PLEASE make this happen. And make hella cool novelties too thx

Offline Joaquox

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #45 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 02:34:08 »
Needs icon mods!

Offline synthtastic

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #46 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 17:45:24 »
Icon mods + green spacebars + novelties let's goooooooo this is gonna be so good.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #47 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 20:48:14 »
Very nice Alphas and Hiragana kits!

May I dare asking for the addition of a combined Alphas / Hiragana kit. This will make it complete :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #48 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 20:53:24 »
Very nice Alphas and Hiragana kits!

May I dare asking for the addition of a combined Alphas / Hiragana kit. This will make it complete :)
I must concur too!


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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 20:57:58 »
Any possible for 2.25u Green enter with green spacebar? Thanks

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #50 on: Tue, 21 April 2020, 22:52:27 »
THIS IS MUST !

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #51 on: Wed, 22 April 2020, 22:14:12 »
Idea. Could you make a green ANSI enter like you did the ISO?
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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 05:11:46 »
Looks like a must-buy for whoever got space65 in eva colorway recently :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #53 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 14:33:16 »
Any possible for 2.25u Green enter with green spacebar? Thanks
Enter is added already. I'll do the green spacebars and add it to the spacebar kits :)

Very nice Alphas and Hiragana kits!


May I dare asking for the addition of a combined Alphas / Hiragana kit. This will make it complete :)
I must concur too!

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Very nice Alphas and Hiragana kits!

May I dare asking for the addition of a combined Alphas / Hiragana kit. This will make it complete :)

Technically I would hope to do so, but am worried that it'll look too cramped.

Idea. Could you make a green ANSI enter like you did the ISO?

Just changed. I forgot to change the other Enter to green. Thanks for reminding me :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #54 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 15:31:18 »
Looks dope! ne icon mods for ortho?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #55 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 15:42:25 »
Will work on it tomorrow for Ortho and Ergos :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #56 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 16:32:14 »
Numpad? And I must second icon mods for forties.

Also, maybe more green accents? At least green enters for forties.
« Last Edit: Fri, 24 April 2020, 04:52:32 by krikun98 »

Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #57 on: Fri, 24 April 2020, 04:11:51 »
For those that are worried about the dye sub issue on the colors, I had checked with keyreative. They mentioned there shouldn't be any issue in making these. Hope this will answer the question that some of you might have. :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #58 on: Sat, 25 April 2020, 01:13:08 »
hira and latin alphas?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #59 on: Sun, 03 May 2020, 14:20:00 »
It looks really cool, love the purple!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 04 May 2020, 16:17:11 »
Any chance of switching to katakana instead of hiragana?  IMO the angularity fits the EVA aesthetic better.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 07 May 2020, 23:07:14 »
it's bit off topic but do you considering 02 after this work?
you know that sa 02 is dead as hell too...  :thumb:

Offline Kyosurai

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #62 on: Fri, 08 May 2020, 08:44:55 »
Sorry for the lack of updates.
I'll work on the Katakana sets as well! :D
I had requested for samples from Keyreative, hopefully I will receive them by end of this month, or earliest next month :)

I'll update more once I get the samples! Hope you guys are as excited as I am!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #63 on: Fri, 08 May 2020, 10:15:42 »
Sorry for the lack of updates.
I'll work on the Katakana sets as well! :D
I had requested for samples from Keyreative, hopefully I will receive them by end of this month, or earliest next month :)

I'll update more once I get the samples! Hope you guys are as excited as I am!

w00t Katakana! That's got me excited. This is my most anticipated keycap set of the year so far.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #64 on: Fri, 08 May 2020, 10:26:50 »
I'll work on the Katakana sets as well! :D

Whoa. Colevrak+ and TWO weeb sets? This may break me.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #65 on: Fri, 08 May 2020, 19:37:36 »
Would a numpad kit be included?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #66 on: Fri, 08 May 2020, 22:28:18 »
This is a really nice set! I like the hiragana look, but I agree that Katakana may suit the Eva theme better.

While youre looking at the kana set, please consider making the following changes/additions (here I have used the standard notation of using R1 for the top row and R4 for the bottom, which appears to be the reverse of how you have the rows labelled):

  • Replace R1 む with ー, or add an R1 ー key. This is the syllable extending line character, not the kanji for 1 or anything like that.  Its often inside a dotted box on Japanese keyboards.
  • Add an R3 む key
  • Add an R4 ろ key

These keys are required for correct placement for people who are actually typing using kana input; also, without the R3 む, ISO users wont be able to use the kana set either. For kana-only sets, I believe these changes represent a nice compromise that allows JIS, ISO, and ANSI users all to get the most out of the set without having to add to many keys, and I would love to see this become the standard layout for those creating Japanese alpha sets.

If you want to support JIS users further, the inclusion of a 2U shift (which you have! Thank you!) allows for the extra ろ key on the bottom row, and a 3U space bar allows space for the English/Kana keys that go either side of the space bar on a Japanese keyboard.

Thanks for your consideration!  Please feel free to hit me up if you have any questions about JIS layout.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #67 on: Sat, 09 May 2020, 00:11:28 »
This is a really nice set! I like the hiragana look, but I agree that Katakana may suit the Eva theme better.

While youre looking at the kana set, please consider making the following changes/additions (here I have used the standard notation of using R1 for the top row and R4 for the bottom, which appears to be the reverse of how you have the rows labelled):

  • Replace R1 む with ー, or add an R1 ー key. This is the syllable extending line character, not the kanji for 1 or anything like that.  Its often inside a dotted box on Japanese keyboards.
  • Add an R3 む key
  • Add an R4 ろ key

These keys are required for correct placement for people who are actually typing using kana input; also, without the R3 む, ISO users wont be able to use the kana set either. For kana-only sets, I believe these changes represent a nice compromise that allows JIS, ISO, and ANSI users all to get the most out of the set without having to add to many keys, and I would love to see this become the standard layout for those creating Japanese alpha sets.

If you want to support JIS users further, the inclusion of a 2U shift (which you have! Thank you!) allows for the extra ろ key on the bottom row, and a 3U space bar allows space for the English/Kana keys that go either side of the space bar on a Japanese keyboard.

Thanks for your consideration!  Please feel free to hit me up if you have any questions about JIS layout.

Thank you for your suggestions! I'll take in the suggestions and add the keys as optional keys :)


Would a numpad kit be included?

Yeap it will be. I think I accidentally forgot to upload the numpad kit up. Thanks for reminding! I'll update it back up later when I'm back home :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #68 on: Sat, 09 May 2020, 15:01:59 »
Ohhhhhh that hiragana set is perfection

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #69 on: Wed, 13 May 2020, 19:43:29 »
I know its still early but whats a time frame for this? Cyberspace and Unit 01 are coming this summer but I do prefer KAT profile :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #70 on: Thu, 14 May 2020, 01:11:49 »
KAT needs ortho icon:




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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #71 on: Thu, 14 May 2020, 04:27:37 »
And 40s icons, don't forget those!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #72 on: Thu, 14 May 2020, 09:08:25 »
God I can't wait for this set to run

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #73 on: Thu, 14 May 2020, 16:17:28 »
I know that this set is a long way off, but have you checked out the KAT cyberspace thread? (https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=104969.0) Do you think that it would be possible or good looking to do the legends in a glow in the dark or shine through pbt plastic? I also noticed that a hirigana set exists, but no dual legend option exists, is that something that might be in the works? And if the last question is of interest, is there any chance for a cyrillic option? Thank you for your time. Justin

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 25 May 2020, 09:24:46 »
A small update,

Deskmat art is in the works. The sketch had been done, and the artist will proceed with completing it. It will take some time, as the artist is having some health problems, but I'm sure you all would not be disappointed with the art. ;)

The other good news is, there will be collabs. So ready your wallets, it'll be an exciting ride for everyone

I'm terribly sorry for the lack of updates lately as well, as college had just started and I'm trying to finish up some assignments and projects. Currently aiming to release this set within the next few months, so there will be a lot of things to work on.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #75 on: Thu, 04 June 2020, 16:25:59 »
Awesome, can't wait to see the desk mat!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #76 on: Fri, 05 June 2020, 03:39:24 »
Did you straight up almost copy GMK unit 1 by full metal on everything about this set then just expand because LAT is keyboard community friendly unlike GM - Over prices child kits galore - K

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #77 on: Fri, 05 June 2020, 04:06:49 »
Did you straight up almost copy GMK unit 1 by full metal on everything about this set then just expand because LAT is keyboard community friendly unlike GM - Over prices child kits galore - K

By that logic, did KAT Hyperfuse straight up copy GMK Hyperfuse?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #78 on: Fri, 05 June 2020, 08:43:18 »
Did you straight up almost copy GMK unit 1 by full metal on everything about this set then just expand because LAT is keyboard community friendly unlike GM - Over prices child kits galore - K

By that logic, did KAT Hyperfuse straight up copy GMK Hyperfuse?

Yes, With permission from the creator.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #79 on: Fri, 05 June 2020, 17:07:48 »
Maybe get permission to use the novelties from GMK Unit-01 also?  I would honestly rather have this theme in KAT profile, but having some novelties would be really nice.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #80 on: Sat, 06 June 2020, 11:24:51 »
Did you straight up almost copy GMK unit 1 by full metal on everything about this set then just expand because LAT is keyboard community-friendly unlike GM - Over prices child kits galore - K

I have tried to contact the full metal before starting this project. Although I have reached out to him before but got no reply from him. As much as I like EVA theme caps, I decided to create a KAT Shogoki instead of clashing with a cherry profile EVA theme cap which we never know whether the creator will come back to work on his set after the lack of update since January.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #81 on: Sat, 06 June 2020, 11:33:32 »
Did you straight up almost copy GMK unit 1 by full metal on everything about this set then just expand because LAT is keyboard community-friendly unlike GM - Over prices child kits galore - K

I have tried to contact the full metal before starting this project. Although I have reached out to him before but got no reply from him. As much as I like EVA theme caps, I decided to create a KAT Shogoki instead of clashing with a cherry profile EVA theme cap which we never know whether the creator will come back to work on his set after the lack of update since January.
Unit 1 it's going into group buy next month..?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #82 on: Sat, 06 June 2020, 11:54:49 »
I don't care about some other designer that went AWOL for 5 months.

This is based on animation not some other keyset/colorway.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #83 on: Mon, 08 June 2020, 11:36:11 »
A small tease of the upcoming deskmat, its not rendered yet, but I'll update keep you guys updated on the state of the deskmat as its still subjected to be changed.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #84 on: Mon, 08 June 2020, 12:39:37 »
UNIT 01 Launch XD ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #85 on: Mon, 08 June 2020, 22:00:00 »
Excited for the set!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #86 on: Tue, 09 June 2020, 09:46:28 »
I don't care about some other designer that went AWOL for 5 months.

This is based on animation not some other keyset/colorway.

Well apparently he got permission but theres a difference between basing a keyset on the same cartoon you guys watch and then copying the same colors in the same exact places with almost same novelties. So yes people do care about that. However in this case its ok and your cartoon keyset will be coming to you soon for your next Saturday morning cartoon binge.

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #87 on: Tue, 09 June 2020, 10:11:46 »
Any plan or chance of a set with latin and hiragana on it like some of the other gmk sets?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #88 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 01:41:43 »
I don't care about some other designer that went AWOL for 5 months.

This is based on animation not some other keyset/colorway.

Well apparently he got permission but theres a difference between basing a keyset on the same cartoon you guys watch and then copying the same colors in the same exact places with almost same novelties. So yes people do care about that. However in this case its ok and your cartoon keyset will be coming to you soon for your next Saturday morning cartoon binge.

« Last Edit: Wed, 10 June 2020, 03:29:47 by nguyenhimself »

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 03:23:45 »
Any plan or chance of a set with latin and hiragana on it like some of the other gmk sets?

I could give it a shot. Do you have any photos on that?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 29 June 2020, 11:20:00 »
Made an account to express how excited I am about this project. Is there any reason why the hiragana characters seem smaller on R4? If those get changed to be the same size as the rest of the alphas, I'm absolutely in!

Have you got any more recent updates? You mentioned you had requested a sample a couple months ago, could you share some pics please? :D

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #91 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 11:32:39 »
Made an account to express how excited I am about this project. Is there any reason why the hiragana characters seem smaller on R4? If those get changed to be the same size as the rest of the alphas, I'm absolutely in!

Have you got any more recent updates? You mentioned you had requested a sample a couple months ago, could you share some pics please? :D

Yeap. Was gonna update this up with the photo samples ! :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki
« Reply #92 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 11:37:40 »
Heya guys,

This is a small update on the samples I received.


There's still some difference on the green. I'll continue working with Keyreative to get it right :)

I hope you guys are excited for this! :D 
Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #93 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 14:04:58 »
Is it just me, or are the font sizes different? It looks a little odd.

Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #94 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 14:06:09 »
Ive been lurking on Geekhack for almost a year. Finally created an account today just to say... I WANT THIS ONE!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #95 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 20:35:57 »
Is it just me, or are the font sizes different? It looks a little odd.

Yea, the font sizes are different for the F row and Mods... I had taken note of it , will make sure it doesn't happen during GB :)

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #96 on: Fri, 03 July 2020, 07:24:22 »
The samples look good! Just hoping for more vibrancy on the colours to get them matching the renders as closely as possible.

Btw, will the R4 hiragana keys have a smaller font than the rest of the keyboard? It looks this way in the images and just wanted to confirm if that was (not) the case? I think it would look better if they were uniform with the rest of the caps, personally.

Thanks!

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #97 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 10:47:20 »
Are the colours exactly the same as gmk mecha 01?

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Re: [IC] KAT Shogōki [Photo of the Samples updated!]
« Reply #98 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 11:40:09 »
Love it! Perfect contrast between purple and green, can't wait for the novelties