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

34 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3 4
Ordering
T
thegiantbrain
December 03, 2019
845 0
It’s Sunday. I’ve woken up late, had some breakfast, played some computer games and now I am looking at my week ahead. Wednesday is my regular game...
T
thegiantbrain
November 26, 2019
960 0
Games allow us to step into roles we never thought we would get a chance to experience: explorer, investigator, wizard, space captain. These roles ...
T
thegiantbrain
November 21, 2019
774 0
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...
T
thegiantbrain
November 12, 2019
373 0

Brainwaves 37: Wizard Brains

Podcasts & Videos
Iain and Jamie are joined by magic man Richard from We’re Not Wizards. Together they cover actual Kickstarter Fraud, Kittens getting their hands on...
Topics
Kickstarter Fraud, Iranian Game Designers denied visas, We’re Not Wizards
T
thegiantbrain
November 12, 2019
778 0
Creation is a powerful motivation for playing games: creation of story, of fun, of moments of drama, tension, victory and defeat. There is somethin...
T
thegiantbrain
November 07, 2019
738 0
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...
T
thegiantbrain
October 24, 2019
804 0
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...
T
thegiantbrain
October 22, 2019
405 0

Brainwaves 36: Creaking Brains

Podcasts & Videos
That sound isn't the Brainwaves HQ starting to strain under the weight of all the new interns, no it's the sound of Creaking Shelves recently insta...
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
T
thegiantbrain
October 22, 2019
881 0
I have fond memories of heading to the local Blockbuster store on the corner of South Clerk Street and Bernard Terrace in Edinburgh. To a film nerd...
T
thegiantbrain
October 14, 2019
1307 0
The morning began early and, fortified with bananas, I donned my tie of office and headed towards the NEC, ready to assume my role as Prime Ministe...
34 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3 4