To make sure everything is logically structured, limit the amount of information and make sure the reader will understand how the game is played after reading your explanation.
Start the first step with an explanation on how you start your game: for example; Divide the group in two.
A new action in the game is always a new step in the ‘how to play’ section. You can add as many steps as you want by simply clicking the “Add a step”-button.
Use simple language and write in short sentences. This way the user can easily follow your guidelines.
Be concrete and give clear instructions about what the players have to do. Use the active voice as much as possible: “Divide the balls” instead of “the balls are divided.”
Write your instructions for a fellow educator by addressing this person directly. Use sentences like: “Ask the following questions…”, or “One player stands in the middle of the circle”.
Write the different steps in chronological order. Start with the setup of the game and explain to the educator how to go through the game, step by step.
Always end your step-by-step explanation with a clear finish to the game, this being the final objective of the game. For example; The game ends when everyone has jumped over the rope or when a player has 10 points ...