Not sure if this should be an actual M.U.G.E.N database article due to this being an unofficial term for a really big trend, but here goes.
In M.U.G.E.N, the Race to the Cheapest is an unofficial, impromptu arms race amongst M.U.G.E.N creators to create the cheapest character ever in the M.U.G.E.N engine. Pushing the limits of scripting, loophole finding and patching, character creators consistently find ways to dethrone other cheap characters while finding ways to prevent their character from being killed by other cheap characters.
Unofficially, there are two categories: Technical and Orochi.
In this category, the character matters less than the coding. The only aim of this category is to produce a character whose sole purpose is to be undef…
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