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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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April 22, 2021
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Episode 70 - Farewell Party

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It’s a momentous episode as we hit our 70th show, our 3rd year anniversary, and say goodbye to our host Iain Chantler. 
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thegiantbrain
April 14, 2021
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It’s time for another article inspired by a Twitter conversation, you know how I love these. Recently I posted about the Stellaris: Infinite Legacy...
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April 13, 2021
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Episode 69 - Bullet Time

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This episode on Brainwaves the team are catching Bullets, drawing up Plan Bs, and realising that the best thing about Heroquest is the fraud cases.
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thegiantbrain
March 18, 2021
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Cancelled

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The tabletop hobby is growing rapidly. Every year we see more and more people around the world sit round a table. They come together to chuck dice,...
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thegiantbrain
March 16, 2021
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Iain Chantler is back from holiday and the team are raring to get back in the studio and breakdown the latest tabletop news for you. 
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thegiantbrain
March 09, 2021
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Iain Chantler has been given time off by Jamie so it’s up the remaining Iain to fill the shoes of two Iains!
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thegiantbrain
March 04, 2021
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Games of chance have been with us for millenia. Dice have been found in archaeological digs across the world, the oldest being those found at the B...
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thegiantbrain
February 23, 2021
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Iain and Iain are having a nice relaxing time in the garden when all news hell breaks loose!
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thegiantbrain
February 08, 2021
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I’m a sucker for a gangster themed game. What’s that line? ‘Ever since I can remember, I wanted to be a gangster.’ Of course I don’t really, but wh...
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thegiantbrain
February 02, 2021
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It’s a solemn week for the team as they dive into all the controversies surrounding comments made by well loved designers. We spent a bit longer on...
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