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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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October 13, 2021
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Excited by the news of a Blades in the Dark TV series Iain pitches Jamie his best boardgame based TV shows. Will he pass muster or fall flat? 
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thegiantbrain
October 06, 2021
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Iain and Jamie dust off their hats, strap on a pen and paper, and venture into the wild west of tabletop news to bring you only the chunkiest nuggets.
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thegiantbrain
September 29, 2021
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It’s the latest episode of Brainwaves! Join Iain and Jamie as they inspect the underbelly of the industry so you don’t have to.
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September 22, 2021
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Episode 78 - Cash Money

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Iain has made so much money from reviewing over the years that he is off to an island, and Jamie has become a Doomsayer? Is this the end of Brainwa...
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thegiantbrain
September 20, 2021
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Upsala was a strange town. Tucked away in a god forsaken corner of Sweden, I would never have visited if it wasn’t for the summons. I had heard tal...
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thegiantbrain
September 13, 2021
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Ever since I can remember, the Chancellor has ruled this land. The title passed from parent to child. A long line of imperial dictat and unyielding...
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thegiantbrain
August 10, 2021
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We are outside in the garden again, and Iain seems to be experiencing a strong sense of Deja Vu. 
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thegiantbrain
August 05, 2021
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If you follow me on the socials then you’ll have seen me fawning over my recently arrived copy of Oath. This was a great Kickstarter campaign run b...
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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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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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