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Offline wynects

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[IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:39:24 »

Amethyst - the world's most popular gemstone in purple color and has impacted many cultures throughout history.
Amethyst isnít just used for jewelry making but is also applied to elevate spiritual energy, and for the benefit of the mind
and body. It relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. It is
interesting to note that the name amethyst translated from Greek means a stone that can protect the wearer from intoxication.

I'm here to represent you my first keycap set GMK Amethyst.
Hope you will like it!

Please fill in the Interest Check form if interested, appreciated!


Group Buy - 11/11/2020



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Dark Base


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Novelties




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Deskmats



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Renders

Haus by Hand Engineering

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J-02 by Jae

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U80-A by Rama Works

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Updates
[08/15] - Desk mat design revealed, kit fix(standardized text+icon for mod), simplified novelties, more renders
[08/27] - New Dark alpha kit added based on IC form's feedbacks, revised novelties(enter key), accent spacebar in extra kit
[08/31] - Split into Extension and Spacebars kit - 40%, ortholinear, and split layout compatibility
[09/12] - Minor change on core, dark alpha, extension and spacebars kit
[10/17] - Kits finalized, vendor announced


Vendors
US  Kono
Europe   MyKeyboard
Asia/SEA   iLumKb/zFrontier
Canada   DeskHero
Oceania   DailyClack


To-do's
* Simplify novelties
* Deskmat
* Finalised Deskmat
* Finalised Kits, Novelties
* Gather feedback and revised kits
* Talk to vendors
* Get quotes
* Rama keycap collaboration - In progress
* Artisan keycap - please pm if you're artisan keycap designer  ;D





Special THANKS
Keycap Designers Discord Community - without the resources and continuous feedback from the community, I won't be able achieve this. Thank you!
Fujii Loh - my sis who helped me on the novelties design  ;D



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Offline jo h n

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:44:13 »
RAMA cap?

Offline VagueOrigin

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:44:36 »
They can't produce the novelties? I like em personally

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:45:12 »
Nice design. My one concern is that the geometries for some of the novelties are too complex to be made. May want to consider simplifying the designs, specifically the first R1 novelty and the first two at the bottom.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:52:57 »
Attractive set. Good job.

Nice design. My one concern is that the geometries for some of the novelties are too complex to be made. May want to consider simplifying the designs, specifically the first R1 novelty and the first two at the bottom.

Agreed. Good thing is if they are too complex, they will still look cool if simplified.

Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 09:56:27 »
Nice design. My one concern is that the geometries for some of the novelties are too complex to be made. May want to consider simplifying the designs, specifically the first R1 novelty and the first two at the bottom.

Will be simplified and update in the next version  ;D

RAMA cap?

It's included in the To-Do list, will try to update ASAP  ;)



Offline pixelpusher

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:00:39 »
Seems remarkably similar to GMK moon dust

Offline Klyback

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:03:23 »
IC form submitted and I wish you all the best.

Offline kfys93

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:07:18 »
Would love to have the banner as the deskmat! Nice set, looking forward to the updates!

Offline huey

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #9 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:08:19 »
Interesting looking set. Looks kinda like First Love light and Moon Dust.

Notes:

 - Thank you for adding ISO but the kitting for it is very odd. The ISO enter is there, which is a good start... But the rest of the keys that cover at least basic physical ISO are non-existent. You have some options on what you can do but please take a look at some other base kits and see what the options are(PLEASE don't use two of the same legend).

 - I don't see how the the WS2 alphas really fit in with the inspiration. I know there is some light parts but still.

 - The 1.25 shift is icon only while the rest of the mods are icon and text. Seems odd.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #10 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:10:46 »
you have 3Bs you need only 2

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #11 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:19:02 »
you have 3Bs you need only 2
you have 3Bs you need only 1
FTFY :)

Offline bobasweatandtears

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:20:09 »
I agree that there are GMK moon dust vibes, but that's okay in the end. I reiterate other's people's mentions that those novelties currently aren't feasible with GMK ABS/Double-shot. I love purple though, and I reckon a gemstone theme is a pretty nice idea. Was it just me, but nearly every second older person's house had a huge amethyst stone rock in it haha?
« Last Edit: Tue, 11 August 2020, 07:17:46 by bobasweatandtears »


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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:22:35 »
you have 3Bs you need only 2

yeah i was gonna say take the second B out of the base, plus you could also move 1 of the 1u ctrl keys to the extras kit as well, only ortho users are gonna use that, aside from a really obscure hhkb layout.

Offline The.Ryan.Gamer

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:23:18 »
IC Form Filled! This set is simple yet LIT AF.  ;D

Only suggestions i have is that:
1. The base kit is already amazing as it is, the only bonus i would suggest is to add another spacebar on the base kit with a Pantone 2567 C.
2. That Signature Banner would look wicked good for a desk mat, i hope you decide to use that as a deskmat design.
3. And the most important thing is, for Asia Vendor, please use Ilumkb or ZF as Vendor, these are great vendors based on my experience and they do accept credit card payment as well, it's hard when the vendor only have PayPal as a payment option.

I do hope you reconsider this. 

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Offline BapoDonu

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:25:26 »
you have 3Bs you need only 2
you have 3Bs you need only 1
FTFY :)
you need 2Bs

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:32:20 »
Seems remarkably similar to GMK moon dust

Only so many colors in the color wheel imo. Look at all the variations on Oni/posh and Olivia, not to mention wob/bow.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 10:37:05 »
Novelties look really nice

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 11:43:53 »
Absolutely love these colours and the inspiration behind it. Count me in!

Offline pixelpusher

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 12:44:56 »
Seems remarkably similar to GMK moon dust

Only so many colors in the color wheel imo. Look at all the variations on Oni/posh and Olivia, not to mention wob/bow.

True.  A mix between first love and moon dust that is more appealing than either, to my eye.  Just hard to get excited about sets that look very similar to previously run ideas.  Now what about making it in KAT profile? :)  I do like some KAT
« Last Edit: Fri, 07 August 2020, 12:54:03 by pixelpusher »

Offline Owl

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 13:22:14 »
The banner is fantastic. I get such a strong vibe from it. The fonts are perfect. And the novelties ideas are also great. Even when they are simplified I know they will be perfect.

And the set is very well done as well but tbh I wish the set carried with it that same vibe that banner gives me. Something more dark and adventurous and committed to the purple. Like an earthy purple for the alphas with that white or an off-white/yellow as the font or something. The off yellow would still fit the theme as naturally occurring radiation causes that color in Amethyst if I am not mistaken. Don't get me wrong, the current config is very well done and looks great. But it's not the look I was expecting when I saw the banner and the novelties.

I don't have any purple in my keycap collection yet and I am strongly considering this as the first. Very nice job. Cant wait to see what else you add to this.

Offline juice_pouch

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 15:52:01 »
I think the modifiers ought to be more consistent. It's mostly icon+text, but caps lock is text only and tab is icon only? It makes those two stick out in a bad way, imo
« Last Edit: Fri, 07 August 2020, 15:54:09 by juice_pouch »

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #22 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 16:55:36 »
Some nice RAMAs and mats would be nice additions. Love the colorway - looking forward to this developing further
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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 17:59:17 »
I wouldn't personally use that colourway, but I think it's quite nice objectively.

I really like that kind of geometric illustration (hence why I have a regular icosahedron tattooed on one arm.. that and I'm a nerd), so I like the mods, though as has been mentioned, I think they could be a little more consistent.
     
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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #24 on: Fri, 07 August 2020, 19:34:51 »
those colours are gorgeous. a cysm artisan set in this sorta theme would be a dream come true

Offline The.Ryan.Gamer

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 11:14:43 »
Any updates? Really want this to happen  ;D

Offline RedBananaBread

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #26 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 12:10:50 »
Really love the colors! Can't wait to see the new novelties.

Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #27 on: Sat, 15 August 2020, 14:20:30 »
Any updates? Really want this to happen  ;D

Sorry for the long wait update  ;D please help to vote on the desk mat design  ;D

I think the modifiers ought to be more consistent. It's mostly icon+text, but caps lock is text only and tab is icon only? It makes those two stick out in a bad way, imo

Thanks for the feedback, it has been fixed now(icon + text).

Offline KMPLSV

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #28 on: Sun, 16 August 2020, 02:04:22 »
purple is my favorite color and i absolutely love amethyst. this is officially my favorite set so far. this better be a reality.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #29 on: Sun, 16 August 2020, 05:00:55 »
purple is my favorite color and i absolutely love amethyst. this is officially my favorite set so far. this better be a reality.

Same, this happens quite a lot, people sleeping on the sets, when it comes out, suddenly everyone wants to cop! I mean specially with a core set like this.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #30 on: Sun, 16 August 2020, 08:25:29 »
I'm obviously interested in this kit, It's a lovely color. But Have you changed the design of Novelties?

I feel like the changed Novelties is worse than before.It seems too much of a cartoon. I'm going to participate in this kit, but if Novelties were the current design, I'd avoid Novelties.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #31 on: Sun, 16 August 2020, 13:02:30 »
Re; Deskmats, if you could have a less 3D/realism design, and one that was more conceptual/geometric linework I would love that (i.e. similar to the effect you had with your original novelties)


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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #32 on: Sun, 23 August 2020, 10:39:57 »
Any updates?

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #33 on: Sun, 23 August 2020, 12:21:03 »
I like it




Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #34 on: Wed, 26 August 2020, 22:04:02 »
Any updates?

I like it

Update (8/27) - New Dark alpha kit added based on IC form's feedbacks, revised novelties(enter key), accent spacebar in extra kit
« Last Edit: Wed, 26 August 2020, 22:44:57 by wynects »

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Updated 8/27
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 26 August 2020, 22:38:26 »
The core set looks amazing! Keen to see this come out :) I'd love the idea of a rama collab as well.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Updated 8/27
« Reply #36 on: Wed, 26 August 2020, 22:44:14 »
Dark alpha kit looks great. Like the progress here.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #37 on: Wed, 26 August 2020, 23:54:06 »
Love the dark alpha kit! Gonna keep my eye out on this!

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 27 August 2020, 05:47:55 »
I see you took my feedback re: a more conceptual geometric deskmat  :thumb:,
However will your deskmats come without the wymech branding logo? Sorry, but I do not like it.
Branded deskmats are a no go for me.


Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #39 on: Thu, 27 August 2020, 06:10:59 »
I see you took my feedback re: a more conceptual geometric deskmat  :thumb:,
However will your deskmats come without the wymech branding logo? Sorry, but I do not like it.
Branded deskmats are a no go for me.

Hey thanks for the feedback about the logo, definitely will take this into consideration.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #40 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 08:08:18 »
What colour are the light alphas? WS2 or CP?

Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #41 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 08:10:21 »
What colour are the light alphas? WS2 or CP?

WS1

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #42 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 11:01:34 »
I think it's better to sell the Dark Alpha only the strings
 

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #43 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 11:05:39 »
Dark looks very nice, ISO and Preonic would make my day  ;D

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #44 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 11:22:46 »
Congratulations on your first IC! I echo others noting the similarity with GMK Moon Dust.

Some thoughts:

  • +1 to sorting out your ISO situation. You don't have enough physical ISO accompanying your ISO enter key.
  • Please take a look at GMK's novelty guide to sort out your novelties. That said, I think you'll only have problem with the teardrop stone in R1.
  • The Extras kit needs work - lumping in 40s, split bars, and accent bars produces a heavy kit that no one will really appreciate buying. You also need to figure out whether this kit will properly support your dark base - if so it needs dark split bars and dark 6u. I recommend splitting bars off from 40s in this case.

GLWIC!

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #45 on: Fri, 28 August 2020, 14:03:59 »
This is a BIG YES for me, love the colorscheme!!

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #46 on: Sun, 30 August 2020, 14:09:38 »
Love the updates. Def in for the Dark Alphas kit.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #47 on: Wed, 02 September 2020, 12:15:30 »
I literally signed up (long time lurker otherwise) to say this GB can't come soon enough. Gorgeous.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #48 on: Wed, 02 September 2020, 13:50:16 »
I literally signed up (long time lurker otherwise) to say this GB can't come soon enough. Gorgeous.
Agreed. I'm also wondering if the light alphas might work with GMK Future Funk since I missed that kit..

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #49 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 03:54:54 »
I literally signed up (long time lurker otherwise) to say this GB can't come soon enough. Gorgeous.

Same, I literally bought a keycap set too for my first build and I'm already getting a 2nd one when this drops  :D

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 06:11:45 »
This really looks nice. Dark alphas ftw

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #51 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 08:54:27 »
tbh i am far more interested by the deskmat than the set, looks very nice with the vibrant almost pink tones of the edge
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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 10:48:24 »
Kits look good for the most part :) There are still a few small tweaks that should be made:

Base kits
  • You're missing ISO alpha keys: R3 \| and R4 <>, in both base kits.
  • I would recommend getting rid of numpad 00 as it's not a very useful key, and the base kits are already fairly large.
  • I would recommend using \| instead of for the pipe key legends.

Extension kit
  • It would be nice to see two generic R3 keys added: 1u Code and 1.25u Code. There are various kinds of 40% users out there, and not all of them like to put Esc or Tab on R3. You can see relevant usage stats and their breakdown in this post. This was a survey that was conducted among ortho users. As you can see, R3 Tab is actually the least popular option, yet it's the only one that's currently included in this kit (besides Esc).
    The generic Code keys would cover for: R3 1u Ctrl, 1u Shift, 1u Caps, 1u Fn; 1.25u Ctrl, 1.25u Caps, 1.25u Fn, and more.
  • A second R4 1u Shift is missing for orthos. A generic key such as R4 1u Meta, Menu, Hack or Code would also work, and would allow you to cover bottom rows without arrows as well. So add one of those instead.
  • You can remove the accent 1.5u Enter as that size is only used by a small number of boards (Pearl, Minivan). The non-accent key is enough.
  • The kit is also missing a R4 1.75u Lock key, which is a must if you're including 1.75u Backspace and 1.5u Enter. This key also helps cover boards such as JD40/45, Dimple and Minila.
  • If I'm being honest, I'd either remove all of the accent keys or all of the non-accent ones, in order to try and keep the kit small and make room for the above additions, which are more important than accents because they expand the kit's compatibility to cover more boards.

Spacebars kit
  • 1.75u space is only used on a very small number of 40% keyboards (3–4 in total), and there are already two in the Extension kit, so this can be removed.
  • 1.25u space should be added in its place. This size is useful for several layouts, including Alice-esque ergo boards and standard split 6.25u spacebar on ≥60% boards.
« Last Edit: Thu, 03 September 2020, 10:58:11 by konstantin »

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #53 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 12:10:58 »
This is a BIG YES for me, love the colorscheme!!

Thanks for supporting dude!

Congratulations on your first IC! I echo others noting the similarity with GMK Moon Dust.

Some thoughts:

  • +1 to sorting out your ISO situation. You don't have enough physical ISO accompanying your ISO enter key.
  • Please take a look at GMK's novelty guide to sort out your novelties. That said, I think you'll only have problem with the teardrop stone in R1.
  • The Extras kit needs work - lumping in 40s, split bars, and accent bars produces a heavy kit that no one will really appreciate buying. You also need to figure out whether this kit will properly support your dark base - if so it needs dark split bars and dark 6u. I recommend splitting bars off from 40s in this case.

GLWIC!

Thanks for the feedback. Right now still have some small tweak on the extension kit, will update on this coming weekend.

Love the updates. Def in for the Dark Alphas kit.

Dark alphas gang  :p

I literally signed up (long time lurker otherwise) to say this GB can't come soon enough. Gorgeous.

Same, I literally bought a keycap set too for my first build and I'm already getting a 2nd one when this drops  :D

Get ready, vendors are confirmed for each region and will be announced soon.  ;)


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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #54 on: Thu, 03 September 2020, 12:14:10 »
This really looks nice. Dark alphas ftw

Dark alphas set seems like getting more lovers

Kits look good for the most part :) There are still a few small tweaks that should be made:

Base kits
  • You're missing ISO alpha keys: R3 \| and R4 <>, in both base kits.
  • I would recommend getting rid of numpad 00 as it's not a very useful key, and the base kits are already fairly large.
  • I would recommend using \| instead of for the pipe key legends.

Extension kit
  • It would be nice to see two generic R3 keys added: 1u Code and 1.25u Code. There are various kinds of 40% users out there, and not all of them like to put Esc or Tab on R3. You can see relevant usage stats and their breakdown in this post. This was a survey that was conducted among ortho users. As you can see, R3 Tab is actually the least popular option, yet it's the only one that's currently included in this kit (besides Esc).
    The generic Code keys would cover for: R3 1u Ctrl, 1u Shift, 1u Caps, 1u Fn; 1.25u Ctrl, 1.25u Caps, 1.25u Fn, and more.
  • A second R4 1u Shift is missing for orthos. A generic key such as R4 1u Meta, Menu, Hack or Code would also work, and would allow you to cover bottom rows without arrows as well. So add one of those instead.
  • You can remove the accent 1.5u Enter as that size is only used by a small number of boards (Pearl, Minivan). The non-accent key is enough.
  • The kit is also missing a R4 1.75u Lock key, which is a must if you're including 1.75u Backspace and 1.5u Enter. This key also helps cover boards such as JD40/45, Dimple and Minila.
  • If I'm being honest, I'd either remove all of the accent keys or all of the non-accent ones, in order to try and keep the kit small and make room for the above additions, which are more important than accents because they expand the kit's compatibility to cover more boards.

Spacebars kit
  • 1.75u space is only used on a very small number of 40% keyboards (3Ė4 in total), and there are already two in the Extension kit, so this can be removed.
  • 1.25u space should be added in its place. This size is useful for several layouts, including Alice-esque ergo boards and standard split 6.25u spacebar on ≥60% boards.

Hey konstantin, really APPRECIATE for very detailed feedback on the kits, especially I'm still fairly new to this hobby. Some changes you've proposed for the extension kit will definitely take into consideration. For the base kit ISO keys, I've done the changes a few days back and will update it on this coming weekend. Once again, really appreciate the comments!  :thumb: :thumb:

tbh i am far more interested by the deskmat than the set, looks very nice with the vibrant almost pink tones of the edge

Appreciated that you like it! Don't forget to join the GB  :p

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #55 on: Fri, 04 September 2020, 07:53:40 »
Both Light and Dark base looks really really good! I hope you use Ilumkb. If you need help on getting Asia vendor. I'll even help you out i just need both of them! ;D

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #56 on: Fri, 04 September 2020, 07:55:38 »
Both Light and Dark base looks really really good! I hope you use Ilumkb. If you need help on getting Asia vendor. I'll even help you out i just need both of them! ;D

Louis is the first and the lead  ;D

Offline The.Ryan.Gamer

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #57 on: Fri, 04 September 2020, 11:29:46 »
Both Light and Dark base looks really really good! I hope you use Ilumkb. If you need help on getting Asia vendor. I'll even help you out i just need both of them! ;D

Louis is the first and the lead  ;D

Great news! Now.... When's the GB?  ^-^   uwu uwu uwu

Offline CF73

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #58 on: Fri, 04 September 2020, 18:59:20 »
this set looks more promising to me than gmk moon dust.
people suspected that moon dust was gonna have the same issue as violet tendencies with the illegible legends, certainly not the case for this set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #59 on: Fri, 11 September 2020, 11:37:26 »
Interested to see where this goes

Offline boneandbee

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 21 September 2020, 17:03:24 »
The D3 desk mat and that crystal cluster novelty are perfect. I really love this set.

Offline Maestr0o1

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 23 September 2020, 12:47:31 »
Been looking for a purple keyset to go with my NK65 purple, so far this kit matches it the closest (as far as i can tell from renders lol) :thumb:

Maybe you'd consider an alternate dark mods kit with icons instead of text?

Def in for a group buy  ;D

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 16:45:56 »
I really hope that whatever you do for an artisan that it turns out to be a big hunk of pointy purple crystal sitting atop the keycap like this:

https://keycapsss.com/artisan-keycaps/1/crystal-artisan-keycap?c=5

Offline Maestr0o1

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 22:32:01 »
I really hope that whatever you do for an artisan that it turns out to be a big hunk of pointy purple crystal sitting atop the keycap like this:
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https://keycapsss.com/artisan-keycaps/1/crystal-artisan-keycap?c=5

Seems kinda.. painful. Really pretty tho

Offline paperassgasket

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #64 on: Thu, 24 September 2020, 23:06:23 »
I really hope that whatever you do for an artisan that it turns out to be a big hunk of pointy purple crystal sitting atop the keycap like this:
Show Image

https://keycapsss.com/artisan-keycaps/1/crystal-artisan-keycap?c=5

Seems kinda.. painful. Really pretty tho

mmmmmmm forbidden key

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 27 September 2020, 20:34:53 »
This is my favorite keyset that I have ever seen, I'm praying it gets to the GB phase!

Offline ClickClack919

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #66 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 18:47:31 »
I made a GH account just to comment here and say that I am super excited for this set and I really hope it makes it to GB. Is there anything we can do as fans to help get it there?

Offline Eerricc

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #67 on: Sat, 03 October 2020, 01:51:09 »
I feel like a cool Artisan would be a full resin with an amethyst in it, kinda like S-Craft's Pokemon Keycaps but with an amethyst instead

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #68 on: Sat, 03 October 2020, 14:02:19 »
I like the color. A Colemak extension set would be great, as I use Colemak-DHm.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #69 on: Wed, 07 October 2020, 16:22:17 »
I feel like a cool Artisan would be a full resin with an amethyst in it, kinda like S-Craft's Pokemon Keycaps but with an amethyst instead

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I'm actually planning to do that on my own, since I work with resign molds and crystals! Maybe even a few variations. If no one else does it, maybe I can do a step-by-step reel of how to do it for everyone here when it comes out.

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 10/17
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 17 October 2020, 04:33:42 »
This is my favorite keyset that I have ever seen, I'm praying it gets to the GB phase!

It will be happening very soon, stay tuned!

I made a GH account just to comment here and say that I am super excited for this set and I really hope it makes it to GB. Is there anything we can do as fans to help get it there?

Remember to check the thread in the coming week ;D

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 10/17
« Reply #71 on: Sat, 17 October 2020, 15:21:06 »
The look of the white U80-A...  :cool:

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst
« Reply #72 on: Sat, 17 October 2020, 15:52:44 »
More like GMK Rouge imo, at least the Dark set. Still kicking myself I didnít hit that GB.

Interesting looking set. Looks kinda like First Love light and Moon Dust

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Update 8/27
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 19 October 2020, 20:22:06 »
I really hope that whatever you do for an artisan that it turns out to be a big hunk of pointy purple crystal sitting atop the keycap like this:
Show Image

https://keycapsss.com/artisan-keycaps/1/crystal-artisan-keycap?c=5

I'm going to make myself one like for my set if/when this gets run!

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #74 on: Tue, 20 October 2020, 11:28:47 »
omg the groupbuy is on november 11 :OOOOOOOOO still hoping for rama keycap yum

Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #75 on: Tue, 20 October 2020, 11:37:16 »
omg the groupbuy is on november 11 :OOOOOOOOO still hoping for rama keycap yum
In progress ...

Offline fluxlab

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #76 on: Tue, 20 October 2020, 13:23:29 »
Good luck w gb!

Offline IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #77 on: Tue, 20 October 2020, 13:59:55 »
Is there a RAL or Pantone youíre trying to match for this set?

Offline wynects

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #78 on: Tue, 20 October 2020, 21:36:32 »
Is there a RAL or Pantone youíre trying to match for this set?
Ral design 300 20 15, 320 70 25, WS1

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Re: [IC] GMK Amethyst - Nov 11 GB
« Reply #79 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 01:18:39 »
Thank you!