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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 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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thegiantbrain
May 23, 2022
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With Episode 100 on the horizon, Iain and Jamie start to get things sorted out at the HQ for the big day.
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thegiantbrain
May 23, 2022
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Iain has come up with a brilliant new way to fund the cast but Jamie is not so sure.
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thegiantbrain
May 19, 2022
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The seas whip around your vessel. Lightning crashes and winds build to a deafening crescendo. The boat bucks beneath you, threatening to throw you ...
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thegiantbrain
May 12, 2022
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Taking Turns

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The last two years have seen a seismic change in the way the community interacts with games. As the Covid 19 pandemic shut stores, closed conventio...
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thegiantbrain
May 10, 2022
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Jamie’s had some bad OJ and they are recording later than usual.
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May 05, 2022
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Boardgaming is a hobby that has its heart in the world of the physical. Despite all the virtual tabletops that have allowed us to play together ove...
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thegiantbrain
April 14, 2022
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In these turbulent times the tabletop community is showing their generosity and Iain and Jamie are highlighting as much of those efforts as they can.
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