We need an impartial explanation on how to use this card "the SYCOPHANT". The card states " Any other player that uses the take 1 grain action space must first pay you one food. In addition, you receive 1 food from the supply, even when you take the grain yourself.
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Whenever anyone takes the "Take 1 Grain" action space, they must first pay the Sycophant 1 food. After receiving this payment, the Sycophant then (also) receives 1 food from the supply.
When the Sycophant uses the "Take 1 Grain" action space, they (also) receive 1 food from the supply.
Source: compendium v9.0
who intrepreted this card this way? For myself i understand it that the person who takes a grain must first pay a food to the player with the sycophant card. The owner of the card will get a grain themselves out of the supply when they take a grain for themselves. It's very clear to me. I challenge this. Is this a tournament rule ?