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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
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Articles & Podcasts By Iain McAllister

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thegiantbrain
January 23, 2023
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Hardback Board Game Review

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Words can harm, heal, destroy relationships, build them up, send people to war or bring them to the table for peace. The right word can make us smi...
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thegiantbrain
January 05, 2023
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Words are important to me. They have weight and meaning. But meaning isn’t immutable, words are not carved into stone. They flex and change as cult...
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thegiantbrain
December 29, 2022
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 There are certain settings that are recycled time and again in our hobby. Games can take us from the depths of space and dungeons to the heig...
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thegiantbrain
December 21, 2022
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Tigris & Euphrates - Review

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When do we call a game a classic? It’s a term that gets banded around more than I personally think is deserved. An accolade that should be left for...
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thegiantbrain
November 15, 2022
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Iain and Jamie are back behind the mics to bring you the choicest cuts of tabletop news.
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thegiantbrain
November 08, 2022
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The team are back to bring you the latest in tabletop news. This episode they lay out the history of nuTSR and Wizards of the coast before bringing...
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thegiantbrain
November 01, 2022
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Iain and Jamie are back from Tabletop Scotland their bags bursting with the latest in tabletop news.
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thegiantbrain
October 25, 2022
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Iain and Jamie are back in the studio to bring you the latest tabletop news.
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thegiantbrain
October 19, 2022
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That’s right folks it's time for your annual article about criticism and ethics! Excited? The answer is likely no. This time round I want to talk a...
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thegiantbrain
September 07, 2022
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Iain and Jamie are back behind the mics to bring you the hottest tabletop gaming news.
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