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    Hot Springs Story

    Game » consists of 1 releases. Released Oct 11, 2018

    Hot Springs Story let's the user build and maintain their own personal Japanese spa on their iOS or Android device.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Hot Springs Story last edited by MaxxCanti on 10/04/18 09:55AM View full history

    Overview

    Hot Springs Story, released for North American cell phones on February 28, 2011, is a follow-up to Kairosoft's Game Dev Story. Unlike the company's previous title, which charges players with the task of running a game development studio, Hot Springs Story revolves around the management of a Japanese hot springs resort.

    Targets List

    Hot Springs Story revolves around the people visiting the player's hot spring. The list below includes all Targets identified so far as well as their bonuses.

    TargetBenefit
    Tea ExpertFacilities
    TV HostAdvertising
    NovelistVotes
    FishermanItems
    CartoonistMoney
    JournalistAdvertising
    ProgrammerStayers
    AnnouncerStayers
    StudentAdvertising
    Biz-womanStayers
    ResearcherFacilities
    PainterFacilities
    M. ArtistStayers
    ComedianAdvertising
    HousewifeVotes
    G. ManagerAdvertising
    Pastry ChefItems
    Old CoupleItems
    IllustratorFacilities
    ModelAdvertising
    FortunetellerItems
    Biz-manItems
    ManagerMoney
    Young CoupleStayers
    HikerMoney
    Booth BabeVotes
    LandlordStayers
    Young FamilyVotes
    Antique DirectorVotes

    Facilities

    Hot Spring Story includes a variety of facilities you can use to expand your hot spring. Below is a list of each facility and it's cost.

    Facility NamePrice to Build
    Tatami Room$150
    Western Room (Requires Store Purchase)$150
    Vending Machine$100
    Massage Chair (Requires Story Purchase)$250
    Bath (Male)$360
    Bath (Female)$360
    Reception$500

    Stores

    Hot Spring Story also uses a variety of stores to enhance the player's hot spring, and to ensure the hot spring's maximum amount of luxury. Below is a list of all the stores and their prices.

    Store NamePrice to Build
    Restaurant$300
    Souvenir Stand$350
    Arcade (Requires Investment)$320
    Reading Room (Requires Investment)$340
    Pachinko Machine$220
    Salon (Requires Investment)$420
    Cafe (Requires Investment)$480
    Fortuneteller (Requires Investment)$0
    Ping Pong Table (Requires Investment($500

    Compatibility

    Some rooms are more compatible with other rooms stationed near them. Below is a list of rooms that are enhance other rooms.

    Facility/Store 1Facility/Store 2End Result
    Tatami Room or Western RoomPachinko MachineBenefits all guests
    Tatami Room or Western RoomMassage ChairBenefits Adults and Seniors
    Tatami Room or Western RoomCafeBenefits Men
    Tatami Room or Western RoomFortunetellerBenefits Women
    Tatami Room or Western RoomVending MachineBenefits all guests
    Tatami RoomTatami RoomBenefits all guests
    Western RoomWestern RoomBenefits all guests
    Western RoomRestaurantBenefits all guests
    Souvenir StandWestern RoomBenefits Youth, Hurts everyone else
    Souvenir StandVending MachineBenefits Youths, Adults and Groups
    Pachinko MachineArcadeBenefits Men
    Pachinko MachinePachinko MachineBenefits Adult Men
    Massage ChairSalonBenefits Women
    CafeReading RoomBenefits Adult and Senior Men
    CafeArcadeHurts both Adult Men and Senior Men
    SalonFortunetellerBenefits Women
    SalonPachinko MachineBenefits Women
    Vending MachinePing Pong TableBenefits All
    Vending MachineArcadeBenefits Youth
    Reading RoomPachinko MachineHurts All
    Ping Pong TableArcadeBenefits Groups

    Guides

    Each year the player's hot spring is put against other springs in Japan in magazine guide competitions. Below is a list of each guide, and info about it.

    Guide NameCopies DistributedNumber of Inns CompetingSpecial Focus
    Local Springs (Easy)460k23None
    Prefectural Springs (Moderate)9100k142None
    Touring Japan (Tough)18,400k230None
    Le Nichelin Guide (Hard)32,700k76None
    Glamour Springs (Moderate)7,400k84Focuses on Women
    Top 100 Springs (Tough)11,600k100Focuses on Bath's
    Gourmet Springs (Moderate)13,200k88Focuses on Eateries
    Relaxing Springs (Tough)14,100k78Focuses on Scenery

    Store Items

    The Store lets the player buy items that can be used on rooms in the hot spring. Each item's cost is raised with each purchase. Below is a list of each item, and it's recommended use.

    ItemBest used on
    Green TeaRestaurants, Vending Machines
    HoneyRestaurants
    Iced TeaVending Machine
    MilkRestaurants, Vending Machines
    Comic BooksReading Rooms, Stores
    Popularity SeedAll Rooms
    Price SeedAll Rooms

    Special Seeds

    There are also several special seeds that are only available from winning first place in specific guides.

    Seed NameSeed EffectHow to Win
    Glamour SeedBoost popularity with Women1st Place in Glamour Springs Guide
    Gourmet SeedBoost popularity and price in all restaurants1st Place in Gourmet Springs Guide
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