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When are the next big keycap drops?

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There's not many super exciting keycap drops happening right now, any news on when the next big drops will be?
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You generally want to have only one happening at a time, if possible. You don't want custom sets competing with other custom sets. I also think that even with how big the community is, there aren't tons of well developed sets ready to run, though I'm always looking for them ;)
Starius
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Apr 16, 2018
I agree with your thoughts entirely.
The ability to manage one's financials with advance foreknowledge alone can't be underestimated and beneficial to both Massdrop and the buyer alike. Yes, you do get the timespan of the drop itself to plan, but many of your hardcore customers are going to want to purchase on the first day and will often be the ones to plunk down the largest chunks of money. Giving people extra time in advance to mentally or financially prepare themselves can only lead to potential greater profits and sales, I would think.
And I don't want to discredit the other online communities in any way, because they're huge. But I would think it would be in Massdrop's best interest to strengthen the capabilities of their own community as well. The more people can do here throughtout the creation process, the better. Especially for new folks just getting into this stuff, and who may feel intimidated by the other communities. Don't underestimate the friendly appeal of Massdrop, that is one of its strengths. And one it may not be using fully to its advantage.
dvorcol
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Apr 16, 2018
Well stated. I couldn't agree with you more.
dvorcol
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Apr 16, 2018
Wow, there are some "Categories" now within "Talk" - very helpful. And there's even an "Interest Check" category. I hope Massdrop adds a "Sort By" dropdown (like there is inside each Talk) so all Talks in a Category can be shown in an order of your choosing: date initially posted, or last date commented on, etc.
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Next thing you know, Massdrop will have a PM function. One can still dream.
XiK
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Apr 16, 2018
Glad you like the new feature! Hope this new add on is more helpful for overall site/talk tab navigation! and weeee das me :p
dvorcol
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Apr 16, 2018
Yes, very helpful! Thanks to you and everyone at Massdrop for continuous improvement. (Although I do miss seeing the per-drop Purchased numbers, and the date/time of Massdrop's spreadsheet as part of its filename.)
dvorcol
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Mar 19, 2018
Have you seen my related discussion yet? It is partly in response to Geekhack's latest enforcement of their rules, but the way I see it Massdrop adding a Keycap IC page would be to everyone's benefit - including Massdrop's. https://www.massdrop.com/talk/3518/massdrops-keycap-ic?utm_source=linkshare&referer=AV5F4D
If you have any MD contacts who might be interested, maybe you could mention this?
jceaser
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May 3, 2017
any word on Juke Box?
LevelSteam
Apr 4, 2017
GMK Nautilus, GMK Yuri, Carbon Round 2 (I'm assuming SP SA), and SA Oblivion are all coming up somewhat soonish.
Massdrop tends to only run one "big" set a month though, so there is some space in between drops. My guess is we'll see the next set after Jamods is done.
That sounds about right. There was also some mention of SA Dangerzone round 2 for later this year. I definitely will get that set as well.