Mashcast Special Edition: Tell me how to quit you!

Do you ever play games frequently that you really don’t want to play? Is it because of your friends? Is it because you feel that you’ll miss something? Maybe it’s because you’ve already dumped so many hours that it will feel like a waste if you stop now. Nick, Mikey, and Jarret have all been there. The first step in fixing a problem is identifying the source. In this special edition we discuss the many reason how you’ll end up sinking countless hours into a game that you don’t even like, and ultimately, how to break up with it.


Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Racing Games. Currently too involved in Overwatch.

Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.

Mikey has been living in a country town all his life, and can not wait to break free of the small town enviroment. He is currently working on his Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems, and works part time for the University. Mikey has been growing up with games in his life since the time he was able to hold a controller. Mikey's favorite thing about video games are the stories that are told through them. To him there is nothing like a tightly woven story where he can escape his re