Our Team

Meet the Gametenders at Best Buds Gaming lounge

 
Hugh with his friend, Machu Pi, from Thailand

Hugh with his friend, Machu Pi, from Thailand

Hugh Newmark

Hugh is one of two Owners and operators of Best Buds Gaming Lounge. He bartends and gametends most nights alongside his partner and wife, Alex.

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: Skyrim (for the Switch this time), and Halo 4.

Alex cosplaying as Princess Zelda in Zelda; Breath of the Wild

Alex cosplaying as Princess Zelda in Zelda; Breath of the Wild

Alex Newmark

Alex is the other Owner and operator of BBGL. She also answers to the titles of Overlord, 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 Secret of Mana, The Elder Scrolls (Oblivion/Skyrim), Fallout 3, and Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time. 

Currently playing: Skyrim, Halo 4, and Shadow of War. 

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Booher

Booher is our primary daytime Gametender and manager. Booher's favorite games include Super Smash Bros Melee, Resident Evil 4, and Fallout New Vegas. He is currently playing Luigi's Mansion on the Gamecube.

 

Scott the Bubble Man at Alex and Hugh's wedding 

Scott the Bubble Man at Alex and Hugh's wedding 

Scott

Scott is another of our Gametenders, as well as our night manager during the early weekdays. We affectionately refer to Scott as 'the Bubble Man'.

Scott's favorite games include Captain S: The Game Master, Earthbound, Castlevania, Rocket Knight Adventures, Worms Armageddon, Gauntlet Legends, and Pokemon: Red

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Sawyer

Sawyer is a Gametender, AKA our majesty, the Meme Queen.

Her favorite games are Final Fantasy X, Tales of Symphonia, and Dragon Age Origins.

She is currently playing Final Fantasy XIV.

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Jacob

Jacob the Gametender loves tootsie rolls and video games. Jacob is not Spongebob in real life, so please do not be disappointed when you go into BBGL and do not see Mr. Squarepants.

Jacob's favorite games include Super Smash Bros: Melee, Super Mario Sunshine, and Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. 

Tristan and his wonderful girlfriend, Sascha.

Tristan and his wonderful girlfriend, Sascha.

Tristan

Tristan is a Gametender and resident knower-of-useless-videogame-information. His self-proclaimed title is that of 'Melee Wizard.'

His favorite games include Metal Gear Solid 2, Super Smash Bros Melee, and Undertale.