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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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Ordering
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thegiantbrain
April 02, 2020
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This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. These will be my impressions after playing through the scenario a...
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thegiantbrain
April 02, 2020
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Shame

Essays
Our hobby is one filled with great excess; huge games, buckets of miniatures, deluxe editions, and thousands of releases a year. Many try to stay o...
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thegiantbrain
March 19, 2020
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This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. These will be my impressions after playing through the scenario a...
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thegiantbrain
March 19, 2020
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Roll Player - Board Game Review

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To many people the best part of Role Playing Games is creating your character; Pouring over rulebooks, thinking up a backstory, finding the maxes a...
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thegiantbrain
March 12, 2020
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Brainwaves 44 - Robot Club

Podcasts & Videos
Iain Chantler has established a Robot Fight Club in the basement of Brainwaves HQ and who better than James Hewitt to help him get it setup. Iain M...
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thegiantbrain
March 10, 2020
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Shine a light.
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thegiantbrain
March 05, 2020
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This article will look at an individual scenario of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. These will be my impressions after playing through the scenario a...
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thegiantbrain
March 05, 2020
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Being a reviewer can be an odd job. All sorts of games come across your desk and you take on what you can, hoping that you can in some small way gu...
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thegiantbrain
February 20, 2020
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Megacity Oceania Review

Board Game Reviews
 
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In the far flung future as sea levels rise, we will need to find ways to live on the oceans, to thrive despite our mistakes. We will succeed, we mu...
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thegiantbrain
February 13, 2020
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It’s week two of intern training and it’s Iain’s turn to get Iain behind the mic as Jamie is off doing….something. They start off by covering the l...
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