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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.

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Iain McAllister
Associate Writer and Podcaster
 

 

Articles & Podcasts By Iain McAllister

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thegiantbrain
September 15, 2020
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Letterpress Board Game Review

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If you engage in creative writing in any way, you have at some point considered getting a typewriter. The click clack of the keys, the swoosh of th...
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thegiantbrain
September 10, 2020
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 I miss conventions. We all do. The sound of happy gamers rolling dice together, the allure of new games, the meeting of friends old and new. Apart...
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thegiantbrain
September 03, 2020
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AJ Le Brun runs Able Table Gaming, a tabletop review and advice site. With a focus on accessibility, AJ is focused on trying to draw attention to t...
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thegiantbrain
August 27, 2020
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Blades in the Dark - Review

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Over the last few years there has been an explosion of creativity in the indie RPG scene. Small games, made by dedicated individuals or teams are w...
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thegiantbrain
August 25, 2020
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The deluge of news is finally slowing and the team takes a well deserved rest in the gardens, whilst still bringing you the latest information from...
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thegiantbrain
August 20, 2020
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Swatch Board Game Review

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Theme in games is an emotive subject. Some gamers love theme tied strongly to mechanics, to others the theme is merely a surface layer to the crunc...
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thegiantbrain
August 14, 2020
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One of my core aims with The Giant Brain is to promote designers, creators and publishers in the UK gaming scene. This series of articles interview...
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thegiantbrain
August 13, 2020
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Multi-million pound kickstarters, big box games for £100+, accessories that cost as much as the game. You would be forgiven for thinking that board...
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thegiantbrain
August 11, 2020
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Excavating Iain Chantler out from underneath a huge pile of news the team are reunited and set about the latest developments in Tabletop gaming wit...
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thegiantbrain
August 04, 2020
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Episode 53 - Meddling Wizards

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The HQ is on red alert as the news tubes fill up with more information than they can handle. Setting the interns on the problem Iain M and Jamie se...
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