|Ray Park as Rugal in the live-action King of Fighters movie as the portrait|
|Graphics Origin||Capcom vs. SNK|
|Date of first public release||November 24th, 2009|
|Version||0.88, October 16th, 2011|
|Mugen Version||Separate def files for WinMUGEN and 1.0|
Segalow is a semi-original character conceived by The_None in late 2009. Made as a response to a notorious author known as EvilSlayerX5, the character is a custom Rugal Bernstein edit that is designed to diverge in moveset from the base character as much as the author could with the relatively creative use of the sprites. He can be distinguishable from the other variations on Rugal with edited sprites that present him as clean shaven and with both eyes healthy.
The author has experimented with a number of mechanics on this character such as floating during air combos, as well as a juggle system that in the first release enforced juggling with a different move to prevent single move loops. The innovations coupled with the general creativity in part of the movelist made Segalow one of The_None's more acclaimed characters. The coding tricks used for this character were later utilized in many of the author's future creations, some of them receiving further development (the aformentioned system would later evolve into an "every single move in themselves can only be juggled into once" system that started with Dee Bee Kaw).
Segalow is a powerful yet tricky rushdown character that has many tactical options at his disposal thanks to his movelist. He's got good mixups and a myriad of ways to get around and close the distance to the opponent. His movelist has to be utilized with care however, as some of his attacks can be very punishable and he has relatively low defense value.
All of Segalow's special moves have EX variants which can be performed at the cost of half of a power stock, done with a command tweaked to include two button strengths.
- The voiceset (consisting mostly of samples from Michael McConnohie's performance as Street Fighter IV's Seth, with some clips of The Spy from Team Fortress 2, Lazlow Jones and other characters), along with the small and large portraits (Lazlow and Ray Park as Rugal in the live-action King of Fighters movie respectively) were supposed to be preliminary until The_None was about to find/make replacements for them, but the combination stuck on.
- The aforementioned combination also made Vans come up with the name, being a combination of the characters he has elements of (Seth + Rugal + Lazlow). Before the final name was decided, the character was tentatively developed as "Not Rugal".
- ↑ http://mugenguild.com/forum/index.php?msg=2041922 - Mugen Fighters Guild forums, Ask a user thread
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n64pD3_3sHA Bug De Rugal Kof 2002 by 77Sasukekonoha77