In 2073¸ the alien Starchildren arrived on Earth¸ following lifetimes of rocking among the stars. Expecting to find a musical utopia here on Rock's home planet¸ they instead land upon a quiet¸ fearful world¸ where music has become a controlled substance and free speech is a thing of the past. Undaunted¸ the Starchildren secretly walk among the Resistance¸ sowing the seeds of the rebellion to come! Starchildren: Velvet Generation provides a breakneck Rock & Roll setting and a fast¸ innovative card-based system. With full rules for live performances¸ strange alien abilities¸ and the occasional ballroom blitz¸ this lavishly illustrated hardcover rulebook contains everything players need to save the world - one Rock concert at a time!