Gabriel "HeRoMaRinE" Segat (often abbreviated to simply Marine) is a Terran player from Germany, currently playing for mousesports.
HeRoMaRinE is a German StarCraft II professional who started out playing StarCraft: Brood War until he switched to the StarCraft II Beta and playing Protoss. He first gained recognition in the professional scene when mousesports picked him up as a talent in November 2011 when he was just 14 years old.
Despite his academic obligations, HeRoMaRinE still became known as one of the few promising foreign Terran players, and could not even participate in the most important competition in Germany, ESL Pro Series Germany, until he was 16. Eventually, he won the second season of EPS in which he participated, and also becoming the first Terran player to win the German championship.
Wings of Liberty
On January 2011, HeRoMaRinE switched to Terran.
Heart of the Swarm
In late 2013, HeRoMaRinE participated in the ESL Pro Series Germany Winter Season 2013, where he was able to win a weekly cup and became runner-up in another one. Thereby he collected enough points to make it to the playoffs, where he convincingly placed first in his Group, only dropping a map to the former EPS Champion Hanfy. Being advancing out of the group stage, he was invited to play the offline finals in the ESL-TV Studio alongside three protoss players. HeRoMaRinE advanced out of the semifinals beating his teammate HasuObs with a score of 3-1 to play against Socke in the grand finals, where he was albe to beat Socke 3-2 in a close series, taking home the first place prize of €3,000.
In January 2014, HeRoMaRinE qualified for the WCS EU Challenger League 2014 Season 1 in the third qualifier, beating Noname, uzer, souL and fraer. He was then matched against Starbuck in his Challenger League game, where he lost 3-1.
In October 2014, HeRoMaRinE qualified for the WCS EU Challenger League 2014 Season 3 in the second qualifier, beating StarNaN, NightEnD and hOpe. He was matched against jjakji and lost this series 3-0.
In Season 2 of WCS, HeRoMaRinE was seeded to play against MaNa once again and lost with the same score of 2-3. Finishing the season in the 32nd-62nd position.
In Season 3 of WCS, HeRoMaRinE was seeded to play against Ret whom he beat with the score of 3-1, granting him a seed in the Premier League. In the Ro32, he was placed in Group C with ShoWTimE, Sen and [[Jaedong]. He ended up losing his first series 0-2 to Jaedong and losing the next 1-2 against the Taiwanese Zerg Sen. He finished the season in 25th-32nd position bringing home $4,500.
HeRoMaRinE was invited to HomeStory Cup XI and was subsequently placed in Group E in Group Stage 1 with Zanster, Patience and BlinG. He was unable to take a map, finishing 0-4 after playing Zanster and Patience.
At IEM Gamescon, HeRoMaRinE qualified through the open bracket going 2-0 against Tarrantius and MaNa, losing to Patience 0-2 and beating Bly in the losers final 2-0. HeRoMaRinE was seeded into Group A in Stage 2 of the event with SoO, MMA and Happy. He was unable to win a map, losing 0-2 against SoO and 0-2 against Happy. He finished the event in 13th-16th position while bringing home $350.
Legacy Of the Void
HeRoMaRinE was invited to play at HomeStory Cup XII in TaKe's new 2,000 Sq/M in Kreyfield, Germany a month after Legacy of the Void came out. He was placed in Group G with Elazer, NoRegreT and RotterdaM. He finished first in the group, going 2-1 against RotterdaM and 2-0 against Elazer. In the second group stage, he was placed in Group B with Nerchio, Bunny and ShoWTimE, he finished 4th, going 0-2 against ShoWTimE and 1-2 against Bunny ending his run in the 13th-16th position.
HeRoMaRinE was invited to participate in HomeStory Cup XIII which took place in June of 2016. He was seeded in Group E with TRUE, Zanster and DnS. He finished first, winning 3-1 against Zanster and 3-0 against TRUE. In the 2nd Group stage, he was seeded with Harstem, Scarlett and TLO. He was eliminated in last place, losing 0-3 to Harstem and 0-3 to Scarlett.HeRoMaRinE qualified to the WCS Summer Circuit Championship organised by DreamHack and held in Montréal after a close run in the EU Qualifier. He was unable to get through in the first qualifier losing in finals to Serral 2-3, but he was able to get through the second time winning 3-0 against Kas in the finals granting him a seed to the final qualifier. He lost to Bunny 2-3 in the Ro16, but then won every single match in the loser' bracket going 3-1 against Strange and Namshar.
In the Ro32 in Montréal, he played ShoWTimE winning 3-2 in a close series. Next up, he played MarineLorD defeating him once again with the score of 3-2. His next challenge would be MajOr whom he was able to overcome going 3-1. In the semifinals, HeRoMaRinE played against TRUE and his DreamHack Montréal run was ended with a score of 1-3, with him taking 1 of the 2 maps TRUE lost during the tournament. He finished 10-8 in 3rd-4th bringing home $10,000.
- Studies at a Cologne grammar school.
- Played Terran in StarCraft: Brood War.
- Is a guest commentator at TaKeTV.
- Is a guest at a weekly German show called AheadOfTheMetagame with KnowMe and Biphy.
- Is known for his special sitting position while he's playing.
- Runs a VOD series called "Sit and Own" on HomerJ.de where he explains special builds in German.
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2016-08-14||3 - 4th||2016 WCS Circuit: Summer Circuit Championship||1 : 3||TRUE||$10,000|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2016-05-08||1st||ESL Meisterschaft Germany: Spring Season 2016||3 : 1||Lambo||€1800|
|2015-12-05||2nd||ESL Meisterschaft Germany: Winter Season 2015||2 : 3||ShoWTimE||€750|
|2015-08-09||1st||ESL Meisterschaft Germany: Summer 2015||3 : 2||Lambo||€1,500|
|2015-05-09||2nd||ESL Meisterschaft Germany: Spring 2015||2 : 3||Lambo||€750|
|2014-12-12||2nd||ESL Pro Series Germany: Winter 2014||1 : 3||ShoWTimE||€1,500|
|2014-08-16||3 - 4th||ESET Masters 2013||2 : 3||Golden||$1,500|
|2014-08-13||1st||ESL Pro Series Germany: Summer 2014||3 : 0||ShoWTimE||€3,000|
|2014-05-02||3 - 4th||ESL Pro Series Germany: Spring 2014||2 : 3||Patience||€550|
|2013-12-15||1st||ESL Pro Series Germany: Winter Season 2013||3 : 2||Socke||€3,000|
|2013-03-24||3rd||ESET UK Masters 2013: Season 1||3 : 1||BabyKnight||£1,000|
|In Minor Tournaments|
|2016-08-20||2nd||Bonjwa Cup||2 : 3||ShoWTimE||€1,500|
|2014-01-27||1st||Kaspersky Arena #11||3 : 0||Grubby||€400|
|2014-01-26||4th||NVIDIA Germany Cup #5||2 : 1||HasuObs||€50|
|2013-11-05||1st||EPS Germany 2013 Winter Season Cup #5||2 : 0||Delphi||€240|
|2013-08-28||1st||ESET Masters Season 2 Qualifier Cup #6||3 : 0||HyuN||$100|
|2013-08-19||1st||Go4SC2 Finals July||3 : 0||Strelok||€300|
|2013-05-24||1st||Kaspersky Arena #3||3 : 0||KrasS||€400|
|2013-04-22||1st||Kaspersky Arena #2||3 : 2||TLO||€1,000|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
- 2014-08-21 | HeRoMaRinE gibt Tipps und plaudert über seine Wünsche für SC2. by Miyato Kazuki of RedBull eSports
- 2014-04-07 | Mouz HeroMarine on his age, high school, and much more by Hotbid of Teamliquid.net at SeatStory Cup
- 2013-11-16 | HSC VIII: HeRoMaRinE Interview by Richard Lewis of cadred.org at HomeStory Cup VIII
- 2013-11-05 | Im Fokus: Gabriel 'HeRoMaRinE' Segat by Marco "TripleM" Wutz of homerj.de
- 2013-03-23 | mouz HeRoMaRinE "I want to win at least one German EPS" by James Banks at ESET UK Masters
- 2012-06-02 | HeRoMaRinE: Ich bin sehr gelassen by readmore.de
- 2012-07-14 | Deutschlandpokal #2 - Interview mit HeRoMaRinE by ingame.de