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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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June 01, 2021
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Episode 73 - Double Time

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It’s time for your fortnightly does of boardgame news. 
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June 01, 2021
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We’re going the distance. We’re going for speed. We’re all alone. All alone. Apart from the GM and other players in the pulsating, high stakes worl...
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thegiantbrain
May 25, 2021
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Episode 72 - Art Attack

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Iain has gotten Ben Porter from the Unlucky Frog round for some painting and decorating, but has rather misunderstood what sort of thing Ben paints. 
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thegiantbrain
May 25, 2021
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The year is 1968. Two years ago the SIGNAL arrived. It touched the whole world, infiltrating telecommunication systems, changing people, creating s...
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thegiantbrain
May 18, 2021
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Episode 71 - Chapter Four

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The Brainwaves team may have lost a host but that hasn’t stopped them hunting down the best stories with their patented news nets. 
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thegiantbrain
May 13, 2021
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Medium Board Game Review

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You look into your webcam and form a connection with a person. Across the ether you reach out, feel the formation of a word in your mind. A voice c...
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thegiantbrain
April 27, 2021
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Opening up The Giant Brain discord has proven to be a great move. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know out community and its also given me the oppor...
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thegiantbrain
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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thegiantbrain
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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