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Attempts to maneuver in close to a target, preventing both you and the target from moving away and performing some actions, increasing attack strength and aiming chance for small, maneuverable weapons, and lowering it for large weapons, ranged weapons, and bolt spells.
While under crowd press, the target cannot hide, move rooms, stand up, or use the Cman charge, Shield Charge, Dust Shroud or Bull Rush combat maneuvers.
Weapons with a base weapon speed of 3 or less will see benefits from use with this maneuver.
>cman cpress zuz
[Roll result: 139 (open d100: 18) Penalties: 0]
You maneuver in close with Zuzana.
Roundtime: 2 sec.
Zuzana manages to maneuver away from you.
[Roll result: 139 (open d100: 18)]
Eugenides manevuers himself in close with you, despite your best efforts to prevent it.
Due to how close you're maneuvering with your opponent, you can't manage to do that right now.
You manage to maneuver away from Eugenides.