After finding mostly onsens I’ve already been to, my third try today brought me to EastWorld, a Japanese-themed island, based on the design aesthetics and architecture of late Edo period Japan.
Edo Japan, Shinto Shrine, Inari Jinja, Onsen.
Cool, I thought, this place is new to me, and going by the land description there should also be a nicely done, traditional onsen with all the usual flair.
Let’s see …
Conclusion: Not just the name EastWorld reminded me on the movie and TV show Westworld, as the whole sim made a rather artificial impression on me. The whole thing looked more like a filmset than like a real functioning rental sim to me. The owner didn’t even deem it necessary to choose a nice windlight for this sim. Don’t people know that a good windlight is 99% responsible for a good successful sim? Oh, and of course your visitors must find something to do. When I visit an onsen, I expect to get the full soaking experience.
For the sim’s excuse I gotta say the owners only claimed ownership in March 2018, so it’s maybe not fully developed in all detail. Maybe they will equip the onsen better in the future. But as it is right now I can’t recommend a visit to the EastWorld onsen. 😦