Iain McAllister  (He/Him)
Associate Writer and Podcaster

Iain McAllister lives in Dalkeith, Scotland with his wife Cath and their two dogs, Maddie and Gypsy. He has been a keen member of the local gaming scene for many years setting up and participating in many of the clubs that are part of Edinburgh's vibrant gaming scene.

You can find more of his work on The Giant Brain which publishes a wide range of articles about the hobby including reviews, previews, convention reports and critique. The Giant Brain is also the home of the Brainwaves podcast, a fortnightly podcast covering industry news that Iain hosts with his friend Jamie Adams.

 

Iain McAllister
Associate Writer and Podcaster
 

 

Articles & Podcasts By Iain McAllister

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Brainwaves 37: Wizard Brains
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated November 12, 2019 256   0

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Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
Topics
Kickstarter Fraud, Iranian Game Designers denied visas, We’re Not Wizards
Iain and Jamie are joined by magic man Richard from We’re Not Wizards. Together...
Arcane Blaster Casters - Kickstarter Preview
 
3.0
Board Game Reviews T thegiantbrain Updated November 12, 2019 451   0

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Creation is a powerful motivation for playing games: creation of story, of fun, of...
Beyond the Veil - The Arkham Horror Card Game: Path to Carcosa - A Phantom of Truth
Up Your Game T thegiantbrain Updated November 07, 2019 546   0
This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game....
Beyond the Veil - The Arkham Horror Card Game: Path to Carcosa - Unspeakable Oath
Up Your Game T thegiantbrain Updated October 24, 2019 683   0
This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game....
Brainwaves 36: Creaking Brains
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated October 22, 2019 350   0

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Description
Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
Topics
Kickstarter Unionization, Keyforge Cash Prizes, Wendy’s RPG, KFC Dating Sim, Gamesfest, Sunken Sailor, Monolith Go Beyond, Mattel Releases Braille Uno, Deception vs. Mysterium
That sound isn't the Brainwaves HQ starting to strain under the weight of all...
Blockbuster Party Game
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews T thegiantbrain Updated October 22, 2019 761   0

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I have fond memories of heading to the local Blockbuster store on the corner...
Watch The Skies - UKGE report
Articles T thegiantbrain Updated October 15, 2019 1220   0
The morning began early and, fortified with bananas, I donned my tie of office...
Beyond the Veil – The Arkham Horror Card Game: Path to Carcosa - Echoes of the Past
Up Your Game T thegiantbrain Updated October 24, 2019 833   0
This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game....
Brainwaves 35: Future Flight
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated October 09, 2019 395   0

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Description
Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
Topics
Kickstarter Unions, CMON, Fantasy Flight Games, stores given grants by Wizards, Evil Dead 2 board game springs back to life, Kamigakari Kickstarter, Fandom acquires Cortex from Margaret Weiss Productions, Monte Cook games releases consent guide, Belgian Monopoly takes the piss, Ms. Monopoly, Dollop episode: Landlords game
  Iain & Jamie are...
1 Survives Kickstarter
 
2.5
Board Game Reviews T thegiantbrain Updated October 08, 2019 838   0

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The motor splutters to a stop. You drift towards the Island. That Island. For...
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