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 operator 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 Zelda: BOTW and getting ready for Diablo 3 on the switch.

 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 does the boring shit that goes into running a business, like paperwork and social media. Alex 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 Octopath Traveler.

Currently playing: Octopath Traveler, Zelda: BOTW (Again)

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Greyson

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. 

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Dave

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, right; as evil spock at the Anniversary party.  Laura, left; his commanding officer.

Tyler, right; as evil spock at the Anniversary party.

Laura, left; his commanding officer.

Tyler

Tyler is our other Shift Lead, and resident Hearthstone Guy. His favorite video games are Tetris, Fallout 3, and Portal.

The game Tyler is currently into Rocket League, and trying to get good at Tetris Attack. You can find Tyler during Happy Hour on Mondays for Hearthstone, and various other days just hanging out at the lounge.

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Hannah

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

 

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Jacob

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.