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[IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 10:40:33 »
ePBT Antarctic Emperor

Hello everyone, I hope you're all doing well. I am very excited to finally introduce ePBT Antarctic Emperor. This set is themed around some of the inhabitants of Antarctica. Which include some of the coolest creatures on earth, penguins!

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Kits
Currently working on the lighting on the kits and board renders, as well as some more board renders. They should be ready Soon^TM (Expect early May). Novelties designs are being worked on as well














Deskmats

TBA


Renders



J-02 By Proto[Typist]



IRON165 By Smith + Rune




GMMK By Pro Glorious PC Gaming Race
(Board file made by Elmo)

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IRON180 By Smith + Rune



Fjell By Mekanisk


Colours

TBA


Collaborations

TBA


Vendors

Canada: TBA
United States: TBA
Europe: TBA
United Kingdom: TBA
Asia: TBA
Australia/Oceania: TBA

NOTE: Vendors, Pricing, & Artisans collaborations will be announced at a later date.
If you are interested in making an artisan or proxying for this set, feel free to send me a message on Discord (TheEnd#0991) or on Reddit (u/AlternisDim42).



Pricing

Kit   MOQ   Canada   United States   Europe   United Kingdom   Asia   Australia/Oceania
Base   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Spacebars   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Novelties   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Numpad   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Macro   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Command   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
VIM + HHKB   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Dark Modifier   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
40s/Orthos   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Light Alpha   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Hiragana   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
NorDe   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
French   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD
Colevrak   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD   TBD


To Do List

  • Finalize kitting
  • Finalize colours based on feedback
  • Fix Render lighting
  • Rework Novelty designs
  • Find Vendors
  • Find artisans collaborations
  • Get Quotes
  • Set Groupbuy date (I am hoping to have it groupbuy ready by July)


Q&A

Will you make a discord sever for updates?
I don't plan to at the moment. Mostly because I find it a bit annoying to join multiple discord servers for sets/projects that I like. I will be active on this thread and reddit to answer any questions and post updates on this and future sets.

Will the colours be posted prior to the groupbuy?
Yes they will be. But since I don't plan on having a groupbuy for this set for a little while, I will like to hold off posting the exact pantone (uncoated) colours till I am 100% certain on how I want to proceed with the set based on the feedback I receive.

Why include a Hiragana/Command/Vim/XYZ Kit?
Why not? With ePBT's MOQ system, it is a lot easier to include them for those who want them at a more affordable price. If you would like to see a kit that is not already included please let me know below, I'm not opposed to the idea of adding a couple more kits if there is enough interested in them.



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Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 10:41:51 »

Change Log

Previous Updates

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March 6th 2021
Initial post created!

March 16th 2021
Major kitting update
  • Moved ISO UK key from NorDeUK Kit (renamed to NorDe Kit) to the Base Kit.
  • Added a Dark Modifier Kit, Light Alpha Kit, Azerty Kit, Macro Kit, & Colemak Kit.
  • Moved Accent ISO enter key from NorDe Kit to Base Kit.
  • Moved R3 pipe key from Base Kit to NorDe Kit.


April 11th 2021
  • Some more kitting updates
  • Fixed the Lighting on almost all kit renders (Novelty kit is still being worked on
  • Added a few more sections to the Geekhack thread
What to look out for in the next couple of updates
In no particular order:
  • Announcing the Venders
  • Adding some more board renders with the novelty and some of the new kits on them
  • Revealing the Deskpad
  • Revealing the colours.
  • Announcing some of the collaboration (Cable, Keyboard Bag, Artisans)
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Offline pngu

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 10:42:06 »
Needs more Igloo novelties please.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #3 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 10:49:45 »
very cool


i'll let myself out now


Offline LittleAad

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 10:52:22 »
Pretty nice! The colors are nice and kitting is well done. GLWIC.

Offline marshmellohs

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 11:30:49 »
Love this. The waving penguin novelties are adorable <3

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 13:58:04 »
yes.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 14:12:12 »
nice set!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 14:17:24 »
pretty as hell epbt is always a plus

Offline Lenux

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 15:03:32 »
Love the set, GLWIC

Offline DoctorGrims

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 15:16:38 »
This is exactly what I've been looking for a dark ice theme set. Gonna buy 2 if it gets going

Offline Faehriss

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 15:34:00 »
Hiragana kit for an Antarctica themed set seems a bit odd. Love the colours though!

Offline ogp3

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 15:59:33 »
I agree that the hiragana kit doesn't make that much sense for this theme - but aside from that, loving the rest of the kit options, color, and novelties!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 16:08:28 »
The novelties look rlly nice!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 16:31:13 »
I have neither the artistic talent nor taste to demand anything here and I'd buy anyway, but could the penguins have eyes?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 18:36:25 »
Clean set. ePBT looking good right now with keyreative and gmk lead times. Please consider a kit with alpha color mods.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 06 March 2021, 20:35:43 »
I love penguins.
Great job with the wide compatibility on kits, also the novelties looking good!

What does the light salmon/pink accent represent, if I may ask?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 00:54:56 »
can we please have light alphas an option

Offline Ciantha

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 05:35:35 »
can we please have light alphas an option

Seconding this

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 15:02:53 »
Looks really nice. good kitting

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 17:34:22 »
I have neither the artistic talent nor taste to demand anything here and I'd buy anyway, but could the penguins have eyes?

I originally had eyes on them but decided to get rid of them to keep the style of set as minimal as possible.
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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 17:44:26 »
Hiragana kit for an Antarctica themed set seems a bit odd. Love the colours though!

I agree that the hiragana kit doesn't make that much sense for this theme - but aside from that, loving the rest of the kit options, color, and novelties!

I am including a Hiragana kit because people were interested in them. I don't see anything wrong with including it for those who want to buy Hiragana + Base kits to have enough keys for 2 boards.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 19:05:21 »
Any plan to spice up the novelties a bit more (such as Enter, Backspace)? Love the colors, definitely in for a set when it gets to GB.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 19:42:35 »
Love the color scheme! Any chance you could add an Iso IT (or other countries) subset?

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 19:45:24 »
Any plan to spice up the novelties a bit more (such as Enter, Backspace)? Love the colors, definitely in for a set when it gets to GB.

I tried for the longest time to come up with a enter key novelty, but nothing looked good. I am open to any suggestions.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #25 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 21:14:32 »
Any plan to spice up the novelties a bit more (such as Enter, Backspace)? Love the colors, definitely in for a set when it gets to GB.

I tried for the longest time to come up with a enter key novelty, but nothing looked good. I am open to any suggestions.

Hmm, maybe it does not fit in with the rest of the novelty kit. How about a sketch of the South Pole observatory? After all, the South Pole is one of the ideal places to observe space.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #26 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 23:35:42 »
Looooooove the colors, its such a high end look to the keycaps! Im curious as to why the color of the legend and mods are inverted compared to its inspiration and what is expected of the set?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #27 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 23:41:21 »
I have neither the artistic talent nor taste to demand anything here and I'd buy anyway, but could the penguins have eyes?

I originally had eyes on them but decided to get rid of them to keep the style of set as minimal as possible.
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Hey thanks for responding. Guess I like the eyes but the minimalistic style works too. In either way.

Offline LordHaveMercy

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #28 on: Sun, 07 March 2021, 23:56:10 »
Some Emperor Penguin novelties would be really cool! I'll keep an eye on this set. :D

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #29 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 00:43:10 »
Colors? yes. Penguins? yes. IM IN, GLWIC  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 01:58:01 »
very nice set!
Any possibility of ergo kit?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 11:53:19 »
can we have the numpad in base kit please?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 12:10:36 »
like this set!! for the asia vendor can you look at zion studios ph?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 12:30:33 »
Love it, very expansive kitting!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 12:59:54 »
TAKE MY MONEY

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #35 on: Mon, 08 March 2021, 13:05:51 »
penguinb

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 09 March 2021, 01:29:03 »
Any chance you could add an Iso IT set?
p.s. really love the colors

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #37 on: Tue, 09 March 2021, 02:51:49 »
How, just how can something look and be that perfect

Nice Colors
It has a percious and wonderful design.
It has a NorDe kit
Its not GMK so no overpriced MOQ for NorDe which no one will buy
It has good novelties

Imagine this coming into Groupbuy, well I hope it comes because it looks awesome

[Suggestion] Add ISO-Enter novelties










pls make group buy enough woud buy pls i want this set pls do group buy thx

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #38 on: Tue, 09 March 2021, 15:05:24 »
can we have the numpad in base kit please?

Probably not, I am aiming to get the base priced under $100usd (hopefully closer to $90). The separate number pad kit is what most ePBT sets do to get the lower price.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #39 on: Tue, 09 March 2021, 15:20:12 »
Nice color choices. The cool white-blue of the mods adds a nice touch to contrast with the warmish pink alpha letters and yellow accents, and really lives up to the inspiration/name. Very rarely does a set catch my attention like this, but outstanding job on this one!

Edit: Would it be possible to replace one of the 1.5u Super keys in the base kit with a 1.5u Fn? A lot of people use a 1.5u Fn on the bottom row with a 7u spacebar, like in Tsangan layouts.
« Last Edit: Tue, 09 March 2021, 17:56:44 by afynyth »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #40 on: Mon, 15 March 2021, 18:03:07 »
Can we have an Iso Italian kit?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #41 on: Mon, 15 March 2021, 18:04:13 »
Really lovely colour scheme. Good luck with the IC!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #42 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 07:35:13 »
Looks good! But I'm not sure about the hiragana kit... Could you make more renders with the hiragana kit? That would help out a lot, thanks!

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #43 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 09:45:29 »
March 16th 2021 Update Posted

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #44 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 09:50:00 »
Looks good! But I'm not sure about the hiragana kit... Could you make more renders with the hiragana kit? That would help out a lot, thanks!

Working on the renders that show off the other kits right now. (As well as trying to get better lighting on them)

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #45 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 13:35:37 »
Some small kitting issues:
There is only accent ISO Enter in the base kit.
R4 extra ISO key is missing from the light alpha kit.
Light alpha kit has a second B but there is no light space kit.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #46 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 16:55:51 »
Yet another blue and beige set.... and just like the others....I HAVE to have it!!! Looks dope, good job on the design, and good luck with IC.

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #47 on: Tue, 16 March 2021, 18:12:59 »
Some small kitting issues:
There is only accent ISO Enter in the base kit.
R4 extra ISO key is missing from the light alpha kit.
Light alpha kit has a second B but there is no light space kit.

The accent ISO enter was intentional to keep the base kit smaller, but now looking at it now it would makes more sense to include the modifier enter as well in the base so its not in multiple kits. For the light alphas kit I'm leaning towards just completing terminal ISO, and not doing full ISO UK. And I will add the white 2.25u and 2.75u bars for Alice.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 22 March 2021, 08:25:22 »
Finally a nice epbt set! Being someone who prefers epbt over gmk I am super hyped over this set

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #49 on: Mon, 22 March 2021, 10:08:26 »
Appreciate the addition of light alphas and dark mods! IC looking great  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #50 on: Mon, 22 March 2021, 14:39:39 »
Could we get a render of this set on a grey board?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 28 March 2021, 16:38:15 »
I want this set so bad but please please please match the colour of the legends of the dark mods kit to the base kit legends! This would look so good as a monochrome set and it would be a lot more coherent if it was all the same colour. I would also apply the same logic to the three dark keys of the light alpha kit.
GLWIC and I can't wait until I get to spend my money on this!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #52 on: Sun, 28 March 2021, 16:54:00 »
looks great!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #53 on: Sun, 28 March 2021, 21:33:31 »
ePBT Oxford & Khakis

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 30 March 2021, 09:26:40 »
Love the color and theme of the set! I also wish to add on my sentiment that matching the dark modifier legends to those of the alphas in the base kit would look much better, and personally would warrant me getting the modifier kit over the current modifier kit.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #55 on: Wed, 31 March 2021, 10:24:19 »
Can you add a centered stem Caps Lock in the base kit?

Offline Shoe17

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #56 on: Wed, 31 March 2021, 12:38:44 »
Can you add a centered stem Caps Lock in the base kit?

There is one in the base kit...

Offline phedd

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #57 on: Wed, 31 March 2021, 13:25:23 »
Really nice, will probably buy.

Just my five cents: do more people really use HJKL than IJKL? I get that it is how VIM does thing, but like... Surely way more people would want an arrow kit for IJKL.

Also really hope the Macro kit becomes the norm for epbtīs kits.

Can you add a centered stem Caps Lock in the base kit?

There is one in the base kit...

Pretty sure he meant a centre stemmed stepped Caps Lock. Don't think epbt has ever done that though. Wish they would start to. Saw that hkgaming/polycaps (https://kineticlabs.store/keycaps/polycaps/9009-blank-pbt) has figured it out. Will probably get their 9009 kit just for that reason.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 31 March 2021, 15:08:49 »
I noticed in the kitting that all additional right shift on the 3rd to last row are labeled incorrectly: the label says 2.75u but the actual key size looks to be 2.25u (same size as the 2.25u enter key above it). This applies to both the base kit and the dark mod kit.

Offline WilsonWan

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #59 on: Wed, 31 March 2021, 22:29:52 »
Hello! Should Dark Mod kit include F1-4 and F5-9 since they are suppose to be inverted when compared to the base kit? Thanks

I much prefer the dark mods + light alphas instead of the base kit and was going to get those two instead but i'll end up missing 8 out of 12 F rows LOL

Also, Thank you for considering having an UK vendor

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #60 on: Sat, 03 April 2021, 20:00:02 »
Can you add a centered stem Caps Lock in the base kit?

There is one in the base kit...
Sorry, I meant a centered stem stepped caps lock

Offline AlternisDim42

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #61 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 20:46:10 »
Can you add a centered stem Caps Lock in the base kit?

There is one in the base kit...
Sorry, I meant a centered stem stepped caps lock

I'm not sure ePBT has a mold for it. But I can ask for future sets, just don't get your hopes too high for it.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #62 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 20:47:13 »
Hello! Should Dark Mod kit include F1-4 and F5-9 since they are suppose to be inverted when compared to the base kit? Thanks


noted

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #63 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 20:48:26 »
Could we get a render of this set on a grey board?

Currently remaking all of the renders, I will include some in the next update. 

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #64 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 20:51:07 »
Love the color and theme of the set! I also wish to add on my sentiment that matching the dark modifier legends to those of the alphas in the base kit would look much better, and personally would warrant me getting the modifier kit over the current modifier kit.

I'll put it up for debate in the next IC form. I'll go with whichever people like more. 

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor - New Kits Added
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 20:53:01 »
I noticed in the kitting that all additional right shift on the 3rd to last row are labeled incorrectly: the label says 2.75u but the actual key size looks to be 2.25u (same size as the 2.25u enter key above it). This applies to both the base kit and the dark mod kit.

Yep I realized this when I started remaking the kitting/renders. I'll make sure to fix this when I post the next update.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #66 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 21:23:33 »
Looks like.

Seems like the Vim (titlecase, not uppercase) + HHKB kit has HHKB arrows that aren't really necessary. The blue HHKB arrows appear to have white legends but that's the only difference comapred with the base kit keys. I don't think it is different enough to stand out, and if it did stand out it wouldn't match the theme. I am fully for keeping the beige coloured HHKB arrows though.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #67 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 23:05:37 »
Would you be interested in making a white modifiers kit or all alone making a Hiragana base kit cause I love the look of the kit but would just prefer a Hiragana kit.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #68 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 02:56:59 »
Looks like.

Seems like the Vim (titlecase, not uppercase) + HHKB kit has HHKB arrows that aren't really necessary. The blue HHKB arrows appear to have white legends but that's the only difference comapred with the base kit keys. I don't think it is different enough to stand out, and if it did stand out it wouldn't match the theme. I am fully for keeping the beige coloured HHKB arrows though.

F you, they're totally necessary! I like my highlighted HHKB keys! :D

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 09:14:47 »
Would you be interested in making a white modifiers kit or all alone making a Hiragana base kit cause I love the look of the kit but would just prefer a Hiragana kit.

At that point it will feel too much like KAT/KAM kitting. I think 14 kits is a good balance where most people can get what they want and the vendors don't hate me for having a ton of kits.

I think the look you are going for shouldn't be too expensive all things consider, plus the base kit + Hiragana kit is enough for 2 boards.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #70 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 11:57:15 »
Unless my eyes are tired, the dark R4 "<>" is not available in the base kit (dark). It's only in the light alpha kit (which is weird because it should be a mirror it the dark theme) and in the NorDe kit. Also it's not the Azerty Kit which make it useless for some languages like ISO-FR.

Regarding the light alpha kit configuration, I suggest to move this specific "<>" key from NorDe to the base kit or .... i don't know review how this is included in other kits like AZERTY

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* i change my comment, the key is on R4 not on R3, yeah i'm tired
* updated my feedback
« Last Edit: Mon, 05 April 2021, 13:45:50 by keguira »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #71 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 15:53:52 »
Unless my eyes are tired, the dark R4 "<>" is not available in the base kit (dark). It's only in the light alpha kit (which is weird because it should be a mirror it the dark theme) and in the NorDe kit. Also it's not the Azerty Kit which make it useless for some languages like ISO-FR.

Regarding the light alpha kit configuration, I suggest to move this specific "<>" key from NorDe to the base kit or .... i don't know review how this is included in other kits like AZERTY

Edits:
* i change my comment, the key is on R4 not on R3, yeah i'm tired
* updated my feedback

I originally had the <> in the base but I took it out when I moved ISO-UK to the base. I must have missed it when creating the AZERTY kit, I'll make sure to add it there.

As for the Light alpha kit, I am going to opt to keep it at terminal ISO rather than provide ISO-UK or ISO-FR support because there is just no way to fit everything in there

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #72 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 16:33:54 »
I originally had the <> in the base but I took it out when I moved ISO-UK to the base. I must have missed it when creating the AZERTY kit, I'll make sure to add it there.

As for the Light alpha kit, I am going to opt to keep it at terminal ISO rather than provide ISO-UK or ISO-FR support because there is just no way to fit everything in there

Great ! Thank you !

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 17:26:07 »
Looks like.

Seems like the Vim (titlecase, not uppercase) + HHKB kit has HHKB arrows that aren't really necessary. The blue HHKB arrows appear to have white legends but that's the only difference comapred with the base kit keys. I don't think it is different enough to stand out, and if it did stand out it wouldn't match the theme. I am fully for keeping the beige coloured HHKB arrows though.

F you, they're totally necessary! I like my highlighted HHKB keys! :D

F you - I also like my highlighted HHKB keys. If you read the entirety of my comment you'd know that - and you'd also see that my only gripe is with the out of place white legends as a way of highlighting.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 17:32:25 »
It occurs to me it would be neat to have a cyrillic alphas kit since Russia has a history of scientific exploration in the arctic!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #75 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 17:55:43 »
It occurs to me it would be neat to have a cyrillic alphas kit since Russia has a history of scientific exploration in the arctic!

Except the Arctic and Antarctic are not the same thing....

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #76 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 17:59:05 »
I f* with this very hard. Love the pleasing and comforting palette.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 20:52:34 »
This right here? This is nice.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #78 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 07:25:45 »
nice colours! Good Job

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #79 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 09:25:24 »
Love the color scheme! Any chance you could add an Iso IT (or other countries) subset?

Letís call it an IT & ES kit and Iím in as well :)

That being said, an ES/LA/IT/PT kit would probably be the best combination to gather enough interest to be worth it. Hopefully?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #80 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 15:06:27 »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #81 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 15:25:07 »
Can we get a render with the dark mods?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 15:25:40 »
Isn't similar to GMK Rudy? https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=101109.0
I mean, I guess they have a similar colour set, but the shades are completely different. Definitely think this set is more than enough of a departure from that.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #83 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 08:57:52 »
Nice set but the AZERTY Kit is an ISO Fr Kit. ISO Be is also an AZERTY, you should rename it to avoid confusion ;)

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #84 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 09:24:04 »
This kit spltited the ISO kit from the international needs. It misses some keys for all language (like the basic R2 A Z keys, R3 Q, R4  W for AZERTY, etc ..) but it can be done like in this one.
Dunno if it may help and can be done. Maybe this international option is only for default color and not light alpha ?

But yes : if in conclusion, you cannot add more "languages", just rename it ISO-FR to avoid confusion and go fully for it.
« Last Edit: Wed, 07 April 2021, 09:32:23 by keguira »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #85 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 09:24:21 »
Is there any chance you could add other national kit other than Azerty, personally I would be very interested in an Iso Italian kit. I know that for ePBT, child kits don't need to reach MOQ and the keycaps for italian layout are just a few. Please consider adding it. For me it would be an instabuy

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #86 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 09:28:57 »
Thanks to the Norde, I will absolutely get this one. In fact, itís more down to whether Iím going to get just the one...  :D

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #87 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:06:03 »
but it can be done like in this one.
ePBT Be the one is probably the best set that has been released recently which has kit for pretty much all the layouts

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #88 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:13:43 »
yes but from a market-share POV, it's a shame not all languages reached the 100 minimum units. It says "look: no need to make all languages"  :(
Hope it's only because it didn't find it's European audience
« Last Edit: Wed, 07 April 2021, 16:18:54 by keguira »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 16:27:43 »
Nice set but the AZERTY Kit is an ISO Fr Kit. ISO Be is also an AZERTY, you should rename it to avoid confusion ;)

Noted

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #90 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 17:21:50 »
Can you let me know if white legends is intentional for these keys? Like I said before I think that these are not necessary, and the Vim/HHKB kit can have just one set of beige HHKB arrow keys.


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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #91 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 21:59:31 »
It occurs to me it would be neat to have a cyrillic alphas kit since Russia has a history of scientific exploration in the arctic!

Except the Arctic and Antarctic are not the same thing....

Yes you are correct on this, I'm an idiot, I apologise for having used the wrong term. I meant Antarctic, as is the theme of the set. Easy to read about the connections to Russia and the ANTarctic just by doing a quick google/wikipedia search. Just thought it would be a fun addition to the set, but totally understand if OP thinks that there are enough sets already.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #92 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 00:36:50 »
Would it be possible for the hiragana kit to also have a 7u spacebar like the light alphas kit?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #93 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 02:43:41 »
My eyes aren't very clear, but is the font white on the dark mod kit? hope it is! thank you 

ps: i think this will be a perfect set for my Navy Vega coming!
« Last Edit: Thu, 08 April 2021, 02:46:50 by Xamoth »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #94 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 05:33:50 »
Nice looking set. It's not a must, but I second this :point_down:
Can we get a render with the dark mods?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #95 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 05:34:43 »
Nice looking set. It's not a must, but I second this :point_down:
Can we get a render with the dark mods?

Ditto, all dark is what I am seeing as the 'set'
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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #96 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 17:49:07 »
This makes me reconsider Seafarer... Looks really dope, can't wait!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #97 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 06:40:22 »
I really like this set and I'm very interested in getting one.

I also agree with some of the posts before me that more novelties would definitely be nice.
For me, the existing novelties don't really seem to gel together too nicely as some are outlined (the penguins) and some are filled (fin and fish), but maybe that's going to look good in the real world and I'm just overly sensitive to that  ;D

Oh, and please add an artisan to the set!

Thanks for all your great work, I can't wait to see this come to life!  :thumb:


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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #98 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 12:29:31 »
Can you let me know if white legends is intentional for these keys? Like I said before I think that these are not necessary, and the Vim/HHKB kit can have just one set of beige HHKB arrow keys.

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It was intentional. The difference is going to be subtle, but that is what I was going for.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #99 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 12:36:38 »
I really like this set and I'm very interested in getting one.

I also agree with some of the posts before me that more novelties would definitely be nice.
For me, the existing novelties don't really seem to gel together too nicely as some are outlined (the penguins) and some are filled (fin and fish), but maybe that's going to look good in the real world and I'm just overly sensitive to that  ;D

Oh, and please add an artisan to the set!

Thanks for all your great work, I can't wait to see this come to life!  :thumb:

I'm in the process of updating the current novelties I expect them to be done by the end of this month/early May. (I also commissioned some enter novelties which should be ready Soon^TM)

In the mean time I posted a cupple of updated kit renders which should hopefully fix the lighting and kitting issues. I expect the have the rest of the kit and board renders up early May.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #100 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 13:26:54 »
I'm in the process of updating the current novelties I expect them to be done by the end of this month/early May. (I also commissioned some enter novelties which should be ready Soon^TM)

So nice, I'm looking forward to seeing those :eek:.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #101 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 16:11:48 »
Love the color scheme! Any chance you could add an Iso IT (or other countries) subset?

Letís call it an IT & ES kit and Iím in as well :)

That being said, an ES/LA/IT/PT kit would probably be the best combination to gather enough interest to be worth it. Hopefully?
That would be awesome! I mean, I'm willing to buy the FR kit if OP adds those few keycaps for IT layout and maybe make it a FRITES (nice name, though) kit.
« Last Edit: Sat, 10 April 2021, 16:58:29 by TheCaptain »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #102 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 16:34:35 »
Love it

But what's with this new trend to not have sublegends on the numpad? :( They're missing on almost all new kits I otherwise like

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #103 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 17:22:10 »
Love it

But what's with this new trend to not have sublegends on the numpad? :( They're missing on almost all new kits I otherwise like
Get with the times old man :cool:

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #104 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 21:37:22 »
Love it

But what's with this new trend to not have sublegends on the numpad? :( They're missing on almost all new kits I otherwise like

Number pads are supposed to have sub legends?? (got any examples of this?)

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #105 on: Sun, 11 April 2021, 03:45:16 »
the shift/cap icon are oriented differently from the base/mod kit and the renders ?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #106 on: Sun, 11 April 2021, 04:05:36 »
Number pads are supposed to have sub legends?? (got any examples of this?)

Well "usually" there is a sublegend like this but i'm seeing it less nowadays (even if i'm not a reference) on "heavily" themed keyboards but just for "clean" design. You can find examples on varmilo website : some of their 100% and 110% have sub-legend (with or without arrow keys), some other have not.
In the end, it's not mandatory, just preference
« Last Edit: Sun, 11 April 2021, 05:03:01 by keguira »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #107 on: Sun, 11 April 2021, 16:42:38 »
Love the color scheme! Any chance you could add an Iso IT (or other countries) subset?

Letís call it an IT & ES kit and Iím in as well :)

That being said, an ES/LA/IT/PT kit would probably be the best combination to gather enough interest to be worth it. Hopefully?
That would be awesome! I mean, I'm willing to buy the FR kit if OP adds those few keycaps for IT layout and maybe make it a FRITES (nice name, though) kit.

Lol, I donít know if there will be enough demand for it but, with that name, Frites sure deserves to exist  :D
(Belgians will complain if a kit called Frites does not include keycaps for them, though!)

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #108 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 04:52:59 »
Would you be interested in making a white modifiers kit or all alone making a Hiragana base kit cause I love the look of the kit but would just prefer a Hiragana kit.

At that point it will feel too much like KAT/KAM kitting. I think 14 kits is a good balance where most people can get what they want and the vendors don't hate me for having a ton of kits.

I think the look you are going for shouldn't be too expensive all things consider, plus the base kit + Hiragana kit is enough for 2 boards.
Homie I understand completely thank you so much for even making the kit looks ****ing god like. Oh, also I saw you had a US and CA vendor amazing... if it isn't too much to ask what would you estimate the price for the base kit to be rn?

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #109 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 05:20:10 »
So when can we start voting on the dark mod kit legend color?  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #110 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 15:21:22 »
Love the color scheme! Any chance you could add an Iso IT (or other countries) subset?

Letís call it an IT & ES kit and Iím in as well :)

That being said, an ES/LA/IT/PT kit would probably be the best combination to gather enough interest to be worth it. Hopefully?
That would be awesome! I mean, I'm willing to buy the FR kit if OP adds those few keycaps for IT layout and maybe make it a FRITES (nice name, though) kit.

Lol, I donít know if there will be enough demand for it but, with that name, Frites sure deserves to exist  :D
(Belgians will complain if a kit called Frites does not include keycaps for them, though!)
Letís make FRITES real
« Last Edit: Mon, 12 April 2021, 15:26:38 by TheCaptain »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #111 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 19:12:50 »
how can I say no to a set based off one of the best animals. count me in!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #112 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 19:35:44 »
So stoked for this set, especially the Hiragana. Seriously considering this for my endgame. Really hope all goes well and great job man!! Will be purchasing from the Philippines so you may want to look into Zion Studios PH as a partner for distribution.

« Last Edit: Tue, 13 April 2021, 20:35:04 by jjjboomerz »

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #113 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 19:52:58 »
This is absolutely beautiful!

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #114 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 02:14:04 »
I won't be picking this set up, but I love the VIM + HHKB kit; hoping to see more of that in kitting going forward.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #115 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 02:44:08 »
kowalski. status report.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor
« Reply #116 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 10:33:04 »
kowalski. status report.

  • Kitting is finalized.
  • Novelties will be done soon.
  • The deskpad is almost done. The artist is putting the final touches on now.
  • The colors are just about finalized. (I'll be sending them to my bag and cable collab soon)
  • Board renders lighting has been fixed, but they will be posted when I get the novelties done.
  • I ended up going back on my word on the discord server (I got a couple of DMs on reddit asking for updates, so im thinking it will be better to stream line everything). Just making sure all of the server settings are correct before posting links to it. I still plan on having an email newsletter type of thing for those who prefer it

I expect to have all of these to be done by the next major update (May 1st).
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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #117 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 11:47:29 »
Looking great, can't wait to see final novelties and the deskmat reveal!  :p

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #118 on: Thu, 15 April 2021, 16:57:28 »
Noice! Was looking for Rudy but since that is not coming anytime soon, I can make my own rudy from the kits

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #119 on: Thu, 15 April 2021, 20:57:39 »
Noice! Was looking for Rudy but since that is not coming anytime soon, I can make my own rudy from the kits

Pretty sure the colors are very far from rudy, especially the blue and yellowish color.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #120 on: Thu, 15 April 2021, 21:04:50 »
So any Iso layout other than FR and UK is not happening? :(

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #121 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 07:14:42 »
So any Iso layout other than FR and UK is not happening? :(
It has NorDe as well. No dedicated spaghetti sets if that's what you're after, they seem to be rarer.

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Re: [IC] ePBT Antarctic Emperor | Some New Kit Renders Added |
« Reply #122 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 08:28:34 »
No dedicated spaghetti sets
Crying in pasta, pizza and mandolino :í(

Offline Jay Penny Arcade

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« Reply #123 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 12:08:24 »
Love how good it looks on the arctic gmmk pro!! Thought about canceling that flex order but maybe I'll hold onto it and see if this GB happens

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Offline Jayhen

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« Reply #124 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 12:12:13 »
Replied to the IC form! Love this look. I'd second that the hirigana set is a little strange for this, would love to see maybe like Nordic legends

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Offline mr_foggy

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« Reply #125 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 19:03:38 »
So clean! The hiragana kit feels a bit out of place but the rest works perfectly. Hope to see a GB soon!

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« Reply #126 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 01:47:32 »
I love how the matte blue alphas look, very excited for this GB!

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« Reply #127 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 15:47:52 »
So clean! The hiragana kit feels a bit out of place but the rest works perfectly. Hope to see a GB soon!

Replied to the IC form! Love this look. I'd second that the hirigana set is a little strange for this, would love to see maybe like Nordic legends

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I totally understand where you are coming from. I'm am including it because it gives another option for alphas to buy with the base so you will have enough keys for two boards. Plus I like the look of them

Offline AlternisDim42

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« Reply #128 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 15:51:29 »
So any Iso layout other than FR and UK is not happening? :(

So any Iso layout other than FR and UK is not happening? :(
It has NorDe as well. No dedicated spaghetti sets if that's what you're after, they seem to be rarer.

No dedicated spaghetti sets
Crying in pasta, pizza and mandolino :í(

I only got a couple of spaghetti kit request in the IC form, so I wont be including it in this set. Maybe in my next set if there is enough interest for it.

Offline CookieFlow

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« Reply #129 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 16:46:32 »
Really nice colors and clean set, and thanks for choosing ePBT.
Cheaper price, especially for alternate Alphas and much lower wait time than GMK.

Personally I am a Hiragana fan, and would have even liked to see a light alphas kit with them haha.

Light alphas kit and dark mods kit are interesting, but curious what will pricing be on those since those are really big kits.
Maybe running a reversed base set with light alphas and dark mods could be more interesting depending on price?

Excited for the novelties revamp and hoping to see some Metal Artisans.
   

Online Curious Yellow

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« Reply #130 on: Sun, 18 April 2021, 07:06:46 »
Really like the themes and the set.

Iím considering getting base and light alphas so I could put together an all white set, but that means Iíd have a bunch of numpad keys leftover and no numpad coverage. Seeing as base doesnít have the 2U keys to complete the numpad set, does it make sense to take the numpad set out of light alphas? Else, the only way for someone to get a complete white numpad set means winding up with several unused keys.

Itís not a dealbreaker for me. Iíve got a couple of Murphpads that support 1u keys on the bottom RHS side.

However, removing those extraneous numpad keys from light alphas could help with price perhaps?

Also, Iím not sure why there are two R2 tabs in the dark mods kit.

Nice work again, and looking forward to the GB!