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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
August 18, 2022
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Jamie’s been away in the nation's capital and comes back to find Iain covered in popcorn and watching the latest developments in UK politics.
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thegiantbrain
August 11, 2022
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After the highs of the big 100, Iain and Jamie are back behind the mics to bring you the latest tabletop gaming news.
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thegiantbrain
August 04, 2022
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It’s the 100th Brainwaves Episode! In a very special live show Iain and Jamie welcome back Sam who has been hiding in the walls/ another dimension.
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thegiantbrain
July 28, 2022
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It’s the penultimate episode before the big 100.
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thegiantbrain
July 25, 2022
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The Split - Review

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I am not a gambler. That doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate the ebb and flow of games that were designed around departing people from their hard earne...
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thegiantbrain
July 21, 2022
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For the last 4 years the Brainwaves podcast has covered all sorts of news stories. Regular listeners know we frequently break out the awards hombur...
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thegiantbrain
July 14, 2022
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As the last two years have proven, time really is just a matter of perception. Days, weeks, & months have flowed together. Way back in the before t...
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thegiantbrain
June 02, 2022
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I recently conducted an interview with Ellie Dix and I wanted to dive into her designs wearing my critics hat (well swim hat I guess...
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thegiantbrain
June 01, 2022
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It’s been 4 years of the Brainwaves cast and the news shows no sign of slowing down.
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thegiantbrain
May 23, 2022
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Iain’s been stocking up on infinite mugs to get ready for the big 100th and the builders are in to rearrange the non-euclidean geometry to accept b...
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