Today it's all too easy to write wargames rules or devise card games that work really well in the hands of the author and a close group of play testers. What is much harder is to explain the concepts and how they work in practice to first time readers in plain English. This can make or break a new game or set of rules.
In recent years I have helped a number of authors polish their products. Each one required something different. I have structured documents for the first time reader; uncovered errors of omission; and highlighted undocumented assumptions. In a number of instances there's also been a few logical inconsistencies to resolve too.
Even so, when editing I always respect the author's original intentions and ownership of the project: editing is about improving the presentation of ideas not changing them.
In 2020 I wrote an article you may find useful in which I mused in more detail about my approach to editing; showed some pages before and after editing; and offered a few tips for would be authors.
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