Combat involving steam armor is conducted much as it is between characters. Characters operating steam armor are simply much larger, stronger and well armored than they would otherwise be, and they can wield truly frightening weapons. However, they still obey the essential rules of movement and combat. They still threaten squares within their reach, take move actions and attack actions, duck behind cover to gain a bonus to Armor Class, and so forth. In some respects, however, steam armor movement and combat differs from character movement and combat. The following sections describe specific situations that arise when steam armor maneuvers and clashes on the battlefield.
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