Campaign

Campaign explores longform storytelling through gaming. Our current story follows the crew of The Uhuru, a skyship navigating a folk-tale world of adventure and danger inspired by the music of the Decemberists.

Our previous Campaign was hosted by Kat Kuhl and set in the Star Wars universe. The Crew of the Mynock were wannabe rebel outlaws who found a family together on the run from the Empire.

James D'Amato

Host

Kat Kuhl

Host

Tyler Davis

Jonnit Kessler

John Patrick Coan

Dref Wormwood

Johnny O'Mara

Travis Matagot

Liz Anderson

Gable

Skyjacks: Episode 113

The sun begins to set as the dinner-bell rings. Travis decides to see how valuable the information he won from the Morrigan is. Jonnit and Gable bully Travis for being insistent on having a constant existential crisis. They decide to peep into the future to put him at ease, a choice that I’m sure won’t...

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Skyjacks: Episode 112

We join the Crew of the Uhuru in transit after leaving N’Goni. Their coffers are full (at least fuller than they were) and the crew is enjoying their time between ports while they determine what their next plan should be. Travis enjoys some light vanity reading, which turns out to be a nightmare. Jonnit takes...

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Skyjacks Interlude: Broker Youngblood Negotiation Part 2

The Broker and Remmington Youngblood continue their negotiation. The Broker continues a risky gambit, sharing valuable intelligence in an effort to drive a wedge between the Youngbloods and their long-time allies: The Red Feather Syndicate. CONTENT NOTE Main Show: reference to  violent murders BEN  MEREDITH Rusty Quill Gaming The Magnus Archives Stellar Firma THE ULTIMATE RPG...

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Skyjacks Interlude: Broker Youngblood Negotiation Part 1

While the Uhuru charts their course away from N’Goni, clouds gather over Burza Nyth. The Broker holds an audience with the head of one of the most powerful privateer companies in all of Spéir: Remmington Youngblood. These two are on the brink of open conflict following the events of The Uhuru’s adventures in Burza Nyth....

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Negotiation Game Explainer

James explains the rules to the original Powered by the Apocolypse system he developed for the Interlude episodes featuring the negotiation between The Broker and Remmington Youngblood. This system was developed in part thanks to innovations to the PbtA engine made by Brandon Leon Gambetta in Pasión de las Pasiones. Check out Pasión de las...

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Skyjacks: Post N’Goni Behind the Sails Part 2

The discussion continues as James, Liz, Tyler, and Johnny answer listener questions! We discuss the potential for a BIRDS musical, James expands on the fine arts culture originating with freelancer Cher P.’s Silver Chalice, and we do a little impromptu worldbuilding.  Special thanks to Anansi O. Tempest for creating the concept for N’Goni. WORLDBUILDERS SKYJACKS...

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Skyjacks: Post N’Goni Behind the Sails Discussion Part 1

James sits down with Liz, Tyler, and Johnny to discuss their experiences making Skyjacks, with special attention paid to the most recent Nordia and N’Goni arcs. We start off talking about our favorite moments and surprises and dig deep into our process on approaching character stories. Special thanks to Anansi O. Tempest for creating the...

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Skyjacks: Episode 111

N’Goni gathers to experience what is sure to be one of the most transformative pieces of theater ever staged: The Bathroom Barry Musical. The crew of Glas cleans The Uhuru to prepare for the performance and Gable settles a score. The party starts to wind down and everyone settles in to conclude the arc. CONTENT...

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Skyjacks: Episode 110

The crew of the Uhuru turns N’Goni into one massive celebration with Gable running through the streets to start the festivities. They make some legally distinct friends along the way. Jonnit talks to Grace about their seemingly intertwined future and Travis talks to one of the worst members of the crew about his frustration with...

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Skyjacks: Episode 109

After a thrilling victory for the Uhuru in the Tronado Calling, N’Goni reacts to the possibility of a new school entering contention for the calling. Meanwhile, the captain’s council untangles themselves from netting and prepares to bask in their victory. CONTENT NOTE Main Show: James slowly mentally unravels because of side-effects from a COVID vaccine,...

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