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Offline iinko_mk

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[IC] GMK Jay
« on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 15:54:35 »


IC Form

The set has been delayed for now as some unforeseen circumstances have arose. I'm not canceling the set, I have simply realized this wasn't the proper time to post another IC with a different IC already ongoing. I take responsibility for my actions. I will update the page from time to time, just not putting my full weight on it. Feel free to DM if you would like to have more details

GMK Jay

A set inspired by jays, my favorite birds

Inspiration

The colorway inspired by the blue feathers commonly seen on jays and muted and toned down to fit my own personal taste. With novelties inspired by the birds themselves and the trees they nest in, conifers, pine bearing trees.

Colors



Kits/Renders
Please consider that renders do not always accurately show what the set will look like. Different people’s monitors are different, hex codes aren’t always right, and lighting is a huge factor in colors. The base kit will have the most accurate colors, but still not perfect.

The Nest - Base Kit

Supports terminal ISO, 1800, Tsangan, HHKB, 96%, with Alice compatibility (Using shifts)



Hatchlings Kit - Novelties

Currently modifying and refining to fit GMK restrictions.



Twigs Kit - Spacebars

Small bars are 2.75u, 2.25u, 2u, and 1.25u




Deskmat

TBD

Renders

Done by yours truly

Rama M60 by RAMA Works







Nemui by Bachoo







F2-84 by Geon Works









Vendors

US - TBD
CA - TBD
EU - TBD
CN - TBD
SEA - TBD
OCE - TBD
Other Regions - TBD




Collabs and Artisans

TBD



Credits

  • Big thanks to Nopunin10did for kitting help, couldn't have done it without you
  • Thanks to Imperfectlink, Swishy, and Skok for their help with renders and textures
  • Thanks to LP for help with my signature and banner
  • The biggest thanks to Avril for keeping the spirit of the set alive when I really considered canceling it
  • Huge thanks to anyone else I might have missed, for I know I forgot some



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« Last Edit: Tue, 26 January 2021, 10:51:15 by iinko_mk »

Offline iinko_mk

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 15:54:59 »
Reserved

Offline bisoromi

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 15:57:44 »
birb
(credits to Kokaloo)

Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 15:59:11 »
Love the way this kit looks, but not sold on forcing accent colours on split space.

Offline hali

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:06:51 »
real sick stuff, but i'm not fond of the size of some of the novelties

Offline iinko_mk

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:07:27 »
Love the way this kit looks, but not sold on forcing accent colours on split space.
Will change, I appreciate all the spilt spacebar and Alice people out there!

Offline misswaffle

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:12:27 »
I really love the muted blue and novelties. I personally would only use the base colour, so I really appreciate you planning to change the spacebar kit to include base colour split spacebar options!

Offline iinko_mk

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:13:20 »
I really love the muted blue and novelties. I personally would only use the base colour, so I really appreciate you planning to change the spacebar kit to include base colour split spacebar options!
Changed!  :thumb:

Offline NathanAlphaMan

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:14:21 »
Can we please stop this trend of using R3 Icon Control on sets that otherwise feature OG Icons 😕? Otherwise a great keyset, will probably pick it up.

Offline iinko_mk

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:16:42 »
Can we please stop this trend of using R3 Icon Control on sets that otherwise feature OG Icons 😕? Otherwise a great keyset, will probably pick it up.
Thanks for the support! I was thinking it, but more people seem to like the seamless icon mods followed by the text bottom, I will consider it though.

Offline twgecko02

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:21:23 »
Can we please stop this trend of using R3 Icon Control on sets that otherwise feature OG Icons 😕? Otherwise a great keyset, will probably pick it up.

I personally like the R3 Icon control on icon only mods, feels more integrated between tab and shift icon mods

Offline Arithmetics

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:21:45 »
i vibe with this blue

Offline LittleAad

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:22:04 »
Very clean set, personally I would get rid of 6u offcenter but that is up to what the general public and you think is best.  :thumb:

Offline NathanAlphaMan

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:26:48 »
Can we please stop this trend of using R3 Icon Control on sets that otherwise feature OG Icons 😕? Otherwise a great keyset, will probably pick it up.

I personally like the R3 Icon control on icon only mods, feels more integrated between tab and shift icon mods

I'd agree with you if the set used left-centered icon mods (as on 8008 or 9009 R3), but since this set uses OG placement for the other mods, having a single left-centered icon feels out of place

Offline totalemon

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:39:48 »
love the base colour, but the novelties feel a bit too big and a bit too simple. would also suggest making the accents a bit darker. nice kit, will probably cop

Offline hottrout

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 16:57:18 »
Don't care what you call it.  The colour is superb.  SOLD.  Count me in and make sure you get some UK ISO into that kit.
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Offline Havattack

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 17:23:32 »
Pretty cool man, I'm in. Don't forget the accent colored arrow keys.

Offline treeleaf64

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 17:34:45 »
Not sure what a set like this would go on. Looks ok I Guess but it's an offputting color
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Offline powwu

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 18:05:25 »
I like it! GLWIC! Checks all the boxes for me, I see no issues.

Offline VellFlamm

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 19:19:17 »
I LOVE the color!
Could you please consider a 40% kit or adding basic support for 40% in the base kit?

Offline IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 19:31:56 »
Not sure what a set like this would go on. Looks ok I Guess but it's an offputting color

this set's got it all. Good kitting, colors, and highbrow commentary. In for base n bars.

Offline Fredington

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 19:37:21 »
Finally a good blue set without sublegends. Agree that the novelties are probably too close to the edge.
« Last Edit: Sun, 24 January 2021, 19:41:08 by Fredington »

Offline juice_pouch

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 24 January 2021, 22:50:52 »
Beautiful. In for a base for sure.

Offline York Chan

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 00:54:25 »
Good color :thumb:

Offline Ustinj

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 01:15:45 »
I enjoy the color of the base keys, not a huge fan of the accent tone, but i enjoy the set, good job

Offline Bunn3y

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #25 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 01:57:35 »
Love the color combination of the base set, the accent is not for me. GLWIC  :thumb:

Offline atlanticise

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #26 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 02:26:40 »
aw omg that mention!! <3 great IC man, it's a hot colour and i'm sure lots of people will dig it. do consider some extension kits for smaller layouts!

Offline VXQN

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #27 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 02:59:15 »
Gonna chime in like everyone else and say that I think that the accent colour clashes rather than complements the base colour.

Offline Vegas_

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #28 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 10:09:26 »
sweet set! love the novelties and base color, am neutral on the accent personally
GLWIC :D

Offline S61

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay | Being Postponed
« Reply #29 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 12:29:59 »
Looks very elegant color design, reminds me of the exquisite tableware with Mediterranean style

Offline komodo90

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay | Being Postponed
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 13:55:35 »
Beautiful and classy set. I don't mind accent color, but perhaps it's worth to look into the possibility of some alternative as others have said.
However postponing whole thing after 1 day of IC? Notes about cancelling the set in credits? Am I the only one feeling this is already lost?

Offline iinko_mk

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay | Being Postponed
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 25 January 2021, 14:12:01 »
Beautiful and classy set. I don't mind accent color, but perhaps it's worth to look into the possibility of some alternative as others have said.
However postponing whole thing after 1 day of IC? Notes about cancelling the set in credits? Am I the only one feeling this is already lost?

So i wasn't even thinking about posting this set at first, but i did, hence the credit.
but something that wasn't in my control arose that I noticed only a day after posting so I'm pausing work for now. But I'll try to keep people updated.

Offline Pylon

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #32 on: Fri, 05 February 2021, 09:36:52 »
GMK TU1 might be fairly close to RAL 5009, though it might be more saturated. Would let you go down to 1 custom color.

Also WS1 is a lot brighter than depicted in the renders.

Offline darthcapn

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #33 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 16:56:30 »
I see blue, I jump in.

Offline pixelpusher

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 17:32:01 »
Me likey the blue

Offline Extra Fox

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 18:13:07 »
If I get my wife interested in a mechanical keyboard, these are the keys she'd want. Maybe I just need to build one anyway with these.
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Offline IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 22:58:05 »
This is still one of my 10 favorite sets of the past year and I hope it moves forward

Offline handmademedal

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Re: [IC] GMK Jay
« Reply #37 on: Wed, 03 March 2021, 01:24:45 »
Good choice for RAL 5009!