I am curious If the game was going to have a specific campaign like GalCiv?
Yes. Confirmed numerous times. It's even been mentioned in such ways that some people apparently got the idea that there's not going to be a sandbox mode. Which is, of course, hearsay and heresy!
I would assume it would since the game is planed to be a franchise. If so I was hoping stardock might give up some details about it . Will the campaign follow the story of a specific channeler/factions? What are some of the goals of the campain. It's also possible that since each channeler has his own specifc quest that hes on (acording to gamespot interview) that the normal random maps are going to be considered the campaign...or will there be a campaign specific map (A map that is Cannon to the story line)
Specific maps, since there's going to be a canonical world. Also, I don't remember anything like that in the Gamespot review. *scurries off to read it again*
The rest is pretty much still in the unknown. Due to the fact that there's 12 distinct factions and presumably a canonical storyline to maintain, I doubt we'll be seeing any more than one faction per campaign, somewhat like GalCiv2.