Space Cowboy Interview with Jason Park
No this is not the sci-fi version of Brokeback Mountain.
Joystiq:There are many MMOs on the market. How is Space Cowboy Online different?
Park: Space Cowboy Online is different from the other MMOs in that it is strongly skill-based instead of the typical gear-based game. I believe skill-based games are the best type of games and give players the passion to improve their skill to become the best they can be, not just spend most their time online just to obtain the coolest gear.
Read the entire interview here at Joystiq