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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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Articles & Podcasts By Iain McAllister

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thegiantbrain
October 04, 2023
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From AI declarations, to new materials, and games becoming tv series becoming games, no news escapes the Brainwaves watchful eye.
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thegiantbrain
September 27, 2023
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Oliver has been on special assignment in Germany attending the Spiel des Jahres ceremony! 
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July 13, 2023
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Each episode your hosts Iain McAllister, Matt Thrower, and Nate Owens are going to turn back the clock to look at games that are at least 10 years ...
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thegiantbrain
July 06, 2023
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This episode the team find themselves in the midst of the Cold War.
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thegiantbrain
June 29, 2023
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Cult of the Old - Citadels

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This episode the team is turning to their first small box game of the season.
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thegiantbrain
June 22, 2023
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Cult of the Old - Brass

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In this episode of Cult of the Old we visit the industrial revolution in England through the game Brass. 
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thegiantbrain
May 11, 2023
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Cult of the Old - Pandemic

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Welcome to the latest episode of Cult of the Old! Each episode your hosts Iain McAllister, Matt Thrower, and Nate Owens are going to turn back the...
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thegiantbrain
May 09, 2023
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The team are all back together once more to bring you the best in Tabletop Gaming News.
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thegiantbrain
May 04, 2023
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Scout Board Game Review

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Trick taking feels like the mechanism of the moment. One that has its origins in the traditional deck of 52 cards. Now it is on the rise again and ...
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Each episode of Cult of the Old, your hosts Iain McAllister, Matt Thrower, and Nate Owens are going to turn back the clock to look at games that ar...
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