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Powder Keg! A Revolutionary War Card Game

A Historical Trading Card Game about the American Revolution




Choose a side, make alliances, play your hand, and decide the fate of America.

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A collaborative production by the students of the Grand Rapids Public Museum School and Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University with Open System Technologies as part of the EPIC project (

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See the full set of cards.

Powder Keg A Revolutionary War Card Game is a Gold Medal Winner in the 2020 International Serious Play Awards. The Serious Play Conference (external link) is a leadership conference for professionals who are exploring the use of game-based learning, sharing their experience and working together to shape the future of training and education.

From the makers of Miner Madness Dig into Code Theory, Awarded Most Meaningful Student Created Game of 2018 at the Meaningful Play International Academic Conference at Michigan State University. See the Miner Madness Game Site

Some photos in GamePlay are with Prototype cards.


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Publish Date December 15, 2018
Edition July 2020 Edition
Department Games
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More Info Powder Keg! A Revolutionary War Card Game web site

Why buy this?

  • Created by students for students
  • Be an EPIC character and make alliances with Tories or Whigs
  • 2 Phases: Powder Keg and War: Decide the fate of the country


  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.


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