I’m Sean Han Tani. This is a blog for game design and music critique. Here is my personal webpage, with links to more writing of mine. I am a game developer (Anodyne, Even the Ocean, All Our Asias) and musician who currently teaches game design/critique and game music composition, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Contact me on Twitter or at hello@analgesic.productions.

(List of past posts)


Difficulty and Gameplay Options in Even the Ocean

Tokyo Lo-fi – SMT Nocturne

Banjo Kazooie – 8 Ways to Not Spatially Organize Your Game

Title Screens and Menus: Peritextual Game Music

3D Space and Banjo Kazooie, Spyro, Mario 64

My Music: Perfect OST – Song Descriptions

9 Hot E3 Observations

Notes on my art project Walk Geometry and abandoned game Perfect

Towers and Navigation in Breath of the Wild

Deios II : Deidia (Game Music Review)

Detention’s Resolution of Taiwanese Martial Law

4 Good Songs of 2016

SAIC’s Experimental Game Lab, Fall 2016