From the back of the rulebook
Standing on the edge of civilized space, Raven Star characters are frontiersmen in a wild, tough and at times grim world. They are faced with many critical choices and situations, working for a better life in a world featuring a streamlined blend of Fashion, Style, Rock, Pop, Sex, Violence, Cutting-Edge Cybernetics, and the Reborn Power of Magic.
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The Raven Star game-system is designed with streamlined gaming mechanics, giving realism to the scenario along with fast-paced dice-rolling. Required: 20 and 6 sided dice.
Raven Star is a science fiction RPG with fantasy elements.
The first step of character creation is race selection. Available character races are humans, elves, dwarves and two kinds of feline races. The selection of race influences the character's eight attributes. The attributes are bought with character points, but the amount of the character points is determined randomly.
Skills are also bought with points. The skill points are calculated based on the character's starting age.
The determine the success of an attempted action, a d20 is rolled, the skill value and modifiers are added to the roll result, and then it is compared to a target number.
Raven Star also has a magic system. Every character is capable of performing magic. Each spell is a separate skill, and more advanced spells can only be learned if basic spells are already known.
Raven Star equipment also includes cybernetic implants.