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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
July 27, 2021
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Iain and Jamie once more get behind the mics at the Brainwaves Studio to bring you freshly baked news. 
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thegiantbrain
July 20, 2021
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The Brainwaves team have exclusive boardgame coverage of the G7 summit in Cornwall to share with you! 
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thegiantbrain
July 13, 2021
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Iain recently participated in the Tabletop Mentorship programme as a mentor to Adam Richards.
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thegiantbrain
July 07, 2021
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Watergate Board Game- Review

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Much has been written about Nixon and the Watergate scandal. From historical texts to award winning films, the incident has been poured over from e...
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thegiantbrain
July 06, 2021
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From distributors getting themselves tied in knots, Kickstarters getting cancelled and convention season looking a bit wobbly, no news corner is to...
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thegiantbrain
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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thegiantbrain
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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