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Offline clarkmbaker

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overlord, groundskeeper, and scepter
« on: 04 May 2020, 04:07:20 AM »
Game 43046151 with cmbhexagon
M's turn 24
overlord a groundskeeper
scepter overlord a groundskeeper
does not get the groundskeeper point when estate purchased

Offline Ingix

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Re: overlord, groundskeeper, and scepter
« Reply #1 on: 04 May 2020, 09:31:34 AM »
The Groundskeeper reads in part:

While this is in play, when you gain a Victory card, +1VP.
[emphasis mine]

Due to the shapeshifter errata in September/Oktober 2019, Overlord (and similar cards) no longer "become" another card, they just play the other card, but leave it in the Supply:

Play a non-Command Action card from the Supply costing up to $5, leaving it there.
[emphasis mine]

Taking this together, this means that no Groundskeeper is in play in the scenario you described. That also means no Groundskeeper "gain VP" ability will trigger when a Vicory card is gained.

The shapeshifter errat made them worse with cards that have in-play effects, like Highway or Groundskeeper.