Our Team

Meet the Gametenders at Best Buds Gaming lounge

 Jabroni Wan Kenobi over here getting wrecked by Anakin

Jabroni Wan Kenobi over here getting wrecked by Anakin

Hugh Newmark

Hugh is Co-Owner and operators of Best Buds Gaming Lounge.  He bartends and gametends most nights alongside his partner and wife, Alex. He likes long walks on the beach and Greater Rifts over 95.

Hugh accepts the titles and roles of Babysitter, Sheik Main, and 'Dad'.

His favorite games include Super Smash Bros Melee, Final Fantasy VII, and Diablo 2.

Currently playing Need for Speed Underground 2.

 Alex's Anakin Skywalker cosplay. (specifically from the Clone Wars series)

Alex's Anakin Skywalker cosplay. (specifically from the Clone Wars series)

Alex Newmark

Alex is Co-Owner and operator of BBGL. She also answers to the titles Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons. Additionally, Dragonborn or Dovahkiin.

Her favorite games include The Elder Scrolls (Oblivion/Skyrim), Overwatch, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. 

Currently playing: Octopath Traveler.



Greyson is our manager and primary daytime gametender! He is the Enforcer of Rules and Lord of the Inventory.

His favorite games are the classic Halo trilogy, Rockband, Jak and Daxter, Rockband, Ratchet and Clank, and Sly Cooper!

He is currently into Zelda: BOTW. 



Dave, AKA The Mf'n Man, owns Monday Nights. His favorite games are Fallout 3, Overwatch, Zelda: BOTW, and RuneScape

He is currently into the wildly popular Fortnite. He'd like to point out that he prefers Save the World to Battle Royale.



Tyler's favorite video games are Tetris, Fallout 3, and Portal.

The game Tyler is currently into is Factorio and Pokemon (Gen 1). You can find Tyler during Happy Hour on Mondays for Hearthstone, and various other days just hanging out at the lounge.



Hannah's favorite games include anything with Mario, and Alice: Madness Returns on the Xbox 360!

She is currently playing through Skyrim and Super Mario Odyssey, as well as a Co-Op campaign of Borderlands 2 with her partner, Cody




Jacob the Gametender loves tootsie rolls and video games. Jacob's favorite games include Super Smash Bros: Melee, Super Mario Sunshine, and Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.

Jacob hosts Jackbox nights every Tuesday! Jacob is also currently into Pokemon Gen 1.



A few of Anthony's favorite games include Mario Kart Double Dash, Starcraft 2, and Uncharted 2.

He is currently playing Rimworld.