The official Mutants & Masterminds boards
roguescribner wrote:...acting first (which has a one round benefit)...
roguescribner wrote:Maybe it's just me. But I've never cared about having high initiative.
Murkglow wrote:The main advantage of going first (beyond surprise attacks and the like) is that you can somewhat dictate or influence what your enemies actions can be and/or how effective they will be. ... Whether this is turn 1 or turn 5 that advantage is just as relevant and powerful.
thaumonuclear wrote:But that only really applies if you do it every round. If A (who went first) just throws a punch with his first action. B can be the one putting a Barrier around A. It doesn't matter that on Round 2, A is going first again, he now has to react to what B did.