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[IC] GMK Oblivion V2 - Launches June 4th 2019 on Drop.com
« on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:49:39 »


Someone suggested the other day that this keyset should be run again. So I figured why not, maybe there's enough interest to warrant a second round.

V2, as I call it, will have a very different kit structure than the initial run. Below you will find the current version of them, they are not final and are thus still open for discussion and improvement.

The two primary changes are that this time I am using Git legends for the colored based kit, with Regular and Monochrome Modifiers as optional addon kits. Hence, the Hagoromo Alphas are now available separately instead of as a second base set. Furthermore I have extended coverage for other layouts, such as the Assembly kit and Spacekeys, as this run will happen through Massdrop and should therefor be a bigger GB, making these kits possible.

Colevrak and NorDeUK: I don't want to really. Honestly, these kits always disappoint. The only time NorDeUK hit MOQ naturally was GMK Laser, and that set sold 2100 base kits. I don't want Massdrop to be expected to hoard half the required units in their warehouse until the heat death of the universe. I will talk with GMK and Yanbo, and possibly offer these kits with an MOQ of 50, and if by the time the drop is halfway over and these kits not having hit at least 75% MOQ, I'll probably just cancel them then and there already. It's not that I hate you guys, I love every single one of you, but please prove that I am not making a mistake by adding these. They hit 25% MOQ on GMK Space Cadet (and for that NorDeUK kit, a quarter of the units sold in the GB were bought by Wodan and myself), so I don't see those kits return on that set ever again. So should these kits end up in the GB, consider this your only chance to ever buy a GMK Oblivion set with Colevrak/NorDeUK support. Sorry if that sounds like a threat or so, but you are an endangered species. Thank you.

Regarding colors: Blue accents in Monochrome Modifiers will be same as Space Cadet blue. The beige legend color on gray alphas and monochrome modifiers will be custom this time as well, matched to GAL from SP.

TL;DR: New GMK Oblivion on Massdrop end of Q2 2019. New kits. MAYBE Colevrak and NorDeUK kits.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:50:29 »
nice
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:50:58 »
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« Reply #3 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:51:27 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:52:11 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:52:15 »
Yes?

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:52:26 »
If you turn the NorDeUK from a 'maybe' into a 'yes' I'm in  :-*

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:52:39 »
post with constructive feedback

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:52:46 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:53:16 »
oh baby.

in for the monochrome mods.


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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:53:28 »
You already know my suggestions regarding numpad and ISO.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:53:39 »
The day has finally come boys.

I'm all in on that gorgeous Assembly kit.

See you in Q2!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #12 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:53:53 »
I would indeed be interested
Love the Cadet alphas, but probably wouldn't get the hagoromo version.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #13 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:54:20 »
Hell yeah !

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:54:54 »
Thanks for the open and honest clarity on some of the kits - good to have this information up front and in a clear manner.

Love the set, and will likely pick up this round if only for some of the additional child kits and keys that were not avail in R1.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #15 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:55:44 »
My body is ready

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #16 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:55:49 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #17 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:55:59 »
I suppose if I had to have one GMK set this would be it…

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #18 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:56:16 »
Could the git modifiers be a separate kit instead of being it's own base kit? Otherwise, if I want to get the monochrome base, git mods, and the hagamoro alphas, I'd have an extra set of alphas just taking up storage space (and money).

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:56:31 »
For sure interested! Will there be a "Git Gud" cap like the SA version?

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #20 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:56:50 »
Oh yes

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:57:24 »
Great, another must buy set. I am going to have to get really creative with my wife.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #22 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:58:22 »
Fack yeah!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:59:12 »
 Absolutely. Been waiting on this since the Reddit tease months ago. :thumb:

Edit: Can you please make monochrome an add on kit rather than a full separate kit? I'd like to possible buy monochrome mods, but don't want to have to buy two full key sets, lol...
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:59:19 »
How about a function row with git modifiers available as a novelty kit? I personally wanted those. Anyhow I'm def picking these up.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #25 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 09:59:57 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #26 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:00:25 »
Could the git modifiers be a separate kit instead of being it's own base kit? Otherwise, if I want to get the monochrome base, git mods, and the hagamoro alphas, I'd have an extra set of alphas just taking up storage space (and money).

Most GMK sets are run with the base being a large unit of keys to fully fill most standard boards.

I am 100% positive (if you do have the funds) you would be able to just buy the look your after, then sell JUST the grey alphas on the market and they would sell within hours. Im sure there is someone out there looking to do something simular to you but would be needing just the grey alphas.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #27 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:00:47 »
You know I'm in.

I think we've talked about this before, but I want to bring it up again. Should Hagoromo Cadet include spacebars at least? It's kind of a lot to have to buy Base + Hagoromo Alphas + Hagoromo Cadet to be able to use Hagoromo Cadet. Having just the alphas included in Oblivion Cadet makes sense since the Base kit includes Oblivion spacebars and numpad, but Hagoromo Cadet is a little different because of the base kit.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #28 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:03:31 »
Interested :)

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« Reply #29 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:03:41 »
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:03:57 »
Great to see this great set get an R2!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:04:48 »
Can't wait!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:05:47 »
Oh my the amount of people on this IC, a really good sign haha  :eek:

I'll be looking forward towards the GB  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:06:02 »
git modifiers on the base kit is an instant buy for me!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:06:23 »
I would be interested in seeing the git mods in their own kit. I already have the base kit from the first run and would love to have the git mods to add onto that, but I don't necessarily want a second set of alphas.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #35 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:07:32 »
Any chance of getting the 40's kit out of the assembly kit? I'd love this on my 40s
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #36 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:08:27 »
Only change I'd personally like to see is to make the nav cluster legends a uniform 1 line. So Page-Up to PgUp and such. "Lock" could also become "Scroll" so "Num-Lock" can be "Num" (instead of the 2 being
"Lock" for the sake of them being 1 line tall).

Otherwise, very very nice!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #37 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:09:58 »
Could the git modifiers be a separate kit instead of being it's own base kit? Otherwise, if I want to get the monochrome base, git mods, and the hagamoro alphas, I'd have an extra set of alphas just taking up storage space (and money).

Most GMK sets are run with the base being a large unit of keys to fully fill most standard boards.

I am 100% positive (if you do have the funds) you would be able to just buy the look your after, then sell JUST the grey alphas on the market and they would sell within hours. Im sure there is someone out there looking to do something simular to you but would be needing just the grey alphas.

Most, yes, but it has been done before. TA RA R1 had additional AE green mods, and Terminal also has AE green icon mods available in addition to the base set. The grey alphas would be pointless to sell since both base kits come with them; there wouldn't be any extra modifiers except from other GMK sets that you could use with them.

If we're also talking about separating the numpad from the base set into it's own kit, why not the modifiers as well. And since we're using Massdrop as the vendor, they have some sway with GMK.

But this is an IC, so this is the opportunity to flesh out these ideas.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #38 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:10:20 »
I will buy SO MANY KITS!!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #39 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:11:32 »
will there be an option for monochrome mods by themselves?

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #40 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:12:45 »
Weeb alphas? plez!

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #41 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:16:17 »
I'm trying to get:

1 x Hagoromo Alphas
1 x Oblivion Alphas
1 x Monochrome Mods
1 x Git Mods
1 x Assembly Mods

2 x spacekeys, 1 x alternate functions. That's a lot of grey alphas I'm going to have to sell.
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:18:12 »
Finally a IC post! :p
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:18:56 »
RAS from SP is leaps and bounds a nicer red than what was in GMK Honeywell, in my humble opinion. but I'm sure that means a custom color and therefore more expensive.

I saw someone else suggest separating 40's from assembly. +1 to this.

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:20:44 »
So, many people actively viewing this :joy:

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #45 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:20:44 »
hmm weird there must be a mistake i dont see any hiragana alpha options here sir
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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:21:03 »
Yessssw... so in!


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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:21:26 »
I'm trying to get:

1 x Hagoromo Alphas
1 x Oblivion Alphas
1 x Monochrome Mods
1 x Git Mods
1 x Assembly Mods

2 x spacekeys, 1 x alternate functions. That's a lot of grey alphas I'm going to have to sell.

Yeah, the kits really need to be redistributed. As they are rn, I'd be passing on some kits I'd probably normally get. I think having separate alpha and mod kits would be best like how the SA run was done.

I'd also really like to have base mods with normal legends...

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Re: [IC] GMK Oblivion V2
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:22:17 »
I'd also really like to have base mods with normal legends...

soooo the monochrome kit?

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« Reply #49 on: Mon, 28 January 2019, 10:22:54 »
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