Necrobarista, a visual novel about what happens after you die, has a lot of jokes. Balancing a particular type of quip-a-minute dialogue style with a delicate subject such as death can be particularly difficult; skew too much towards jokes and it can feel overwhelming, too far in the other direction and the jokes feel out of place. This week on Waypoint Radio, we discuss this particular “Whedon-esque” style of writing and how it lands in _Necrobarista_’s more heartfelt moments, Austin’s new laptop, and more. You can read an excerpt and listen to the full episode below.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxkp4/the-quips-never-end-in-necrobarista-waypoint-radio