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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Beyond the Veil – The Arkham Horror Card Game: Dunwich Legacy - House Always Wins
Up Your Game T thegiantbrain Updated August 08, 2019 825   0
This is a series of articles looking at the individual scenarios of Arkham Horror,...
Nudge Board Game
 
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Board Game Reviews T thegiantbrain Updated July 29, 2019 1274   0

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The local pub has been synonymous with games for as long as we’ve had...
Dunwich Legacy
Up Your Game T thegiantbrain Updated July 21, 2019 1329   0
This is the first of a series of articles looking at the individual scenarios...
Brainwaves - Robot Corner
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated July 25, 2019 451   0

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Description
Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
Topics
Robot AI takes on Poker, Plagiarism, Diana Jones Award, Stygian Fox, Destination Fantastic, Professional DMs
Wrecking his way into Brainwaves HQ Mark Mckinnon from Dream Big Games joins Iain...
We've Got the Fear
Articles T thegiantbrain Updated July 17, 2019 1137   0
Convention season is upon us once more. Gencon and Essen are on the horizon...
Brainwaves Podcast
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated July 17, 2019 686   0

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Description
Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
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Megagames
In this special episode Iain and Jamie are joined by John Mizon of Southwest...
Brainwaves Podcast
Podcasts & Videos T thegiantbrain Updated July 13, 2019 862   1

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Description
Fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Tabletop gaming news.
Topics
Kickstarter Guidelines, Review Bombing on BGG, Cyberpunk 2077
This episode Iain and Jamie are joined by guest reporter and actual journalist Owen...
Tiny Towns Board Game
 
4.0
Board Game Reviews T thegiantbrain Updated July 13, 2019 1736   0

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Tiny Towns may look idyllic on the surface but underneath it's a perplexing puzzle....
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