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Synthetic Dream Machine:
Eternal Return Key

a psychedelic roleplaying game with dice and a referee


Strap on your riot pleather suit.

Activate your eater sword.

Get on your thermonuclear bike.

Raise your verdazul baobab salient crest.

And ride towards the tremor of civilization to discover why your dry husk was reawakend in a vat of preservative oil. There is a mystery there, and perhaps it will explain the warring voices in your head.

Beware the corruption dragons. Beware your memories.

Something has gone wrong with your world.


This is the bareghost edition of Eternal Return Key, the free-access art-free rules for psychedelic roleplay with the Synthetic Dream Machine system (formerly teased as S.E.A.C.A.T.).

This free edition includes rules for playing in a strange, trippy world like that of the Ultraviolet Grasslands (read manga-style, from back to front), a character generator for a PC waking up in a wasteland with no idea how they got there (read BD-style, from front to back), and lots of whitespace.

Buy the full-color, full-art chromademon version to also read Pointyhelmet's New Body, a graphic novel detailing the adventures of the well-deserved hero Pointyhelmet and his trusted sidekick, the mighty wizard Poncho.


Contents Summary:

SDM: the anti-canon rpg system formerly known as S.E.A.C.A.T.

Eternal Return Key: an alternate start for the Ultraviolet Grasslands and the Black City.

Character sheet: a landscape version of the UVG 2E character sheet.


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File Last Updated:
May 16, 2023
This title was added to our catalog on May 13, 2023.