The Best Online Game Stores: Europe Edition: Results & POLLs
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In July 2009 I published a geeklist that allowed users to rate Online Game Stores via polls:
The Good, the Bad, and the OLGS: Rate the Online Game Stores - Europe Edition
This was a version of Indigo Potter's geeklist for the US:
[POLL] The Good, the Bad, and the OLGS: Rate the Online Game Stores
My list took a lot of data from helio's thread:
SECRET SANTA 2008: list of the best European online shops

This geeklist looks at the results to date and gives users another chance to vote.
I changed the format of the polls some time after the first geeklist was published, so you may find that you have not voted on the new format. The format was changed because the previous format did not work at all well for smaller countries.
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1. Board Game: Würfel Bingo [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:3598]
Board Game: Würfel Bingo
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I scored the results by taking the five options and giving them numerical values and calculating the average score:
Great = 3
Good = 2
Okay = 1
Bad Experience, Fixed = 1
Bad Experience, Not Fixed = -1

It was tough deciding how to score the Bad Experience ratings. In some ways I thought that a Fixed Bad experience was better than 'Okay', but then maybe it was better not to have the Bad Experience in the first place.
Also 'Not Fixed' is probably an item lost or damaged in the post, which may not be the fault of the online store at all, so I didn't want to penalise them too much. I'm hoping that the voters took this into account in their ratings.
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2. Board Game: United Kingdom Trivia Game [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Board Game: United Kingdom Trivia Game
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Here are the UK online game stores sorted by average score. The number in brackets is the number of ratings.

3.0 Board Game Guru ( 29 )
2.8 Pevans ( 5 )
2.5 Leisure Games ( 33 )
2.5 Heron Games ( 22 )
2.4 Board Game Extras ( 7 )
2.4 Games Lore ( 42 )
2.4 Shire Games Online ( 31 )
2.4 Green Knight Games ( 12 )
2.3 Infinity Games UK ( 43 )
2.3 Legend Games ( 3 )
2.3 Spirit Games ( 25 )
2.3 Games Player ( 11 )
2.0 Land of Games ( 2 )
1.9 Board Game Club ( 20 )
1.8 JKLM Direct ( 15 )
1.6 Games Store ( 8 )
1.6 Book Depository ( 14 )
1.5 Game Stack ( 2 )
1.4 Maddison Games ( 7 )
1.4 Orc's Nest ( 7 )
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3. Board Game: Battle for Germany [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:2648]
Board Game: Battle for Germany
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There is a seperate voting thread for Germany game stores which covers a lot more than my poll did. But this poll seems to cover the main German online game stores than are used by geeks outside of Germany:
[POLL] The Good, the Bad, and the OLGS: Rate Online Game Stores - Germany Edition

2.6 amazon.de ( 29 )
2.5 Milan Spiele ( 32 )
2.4 Spiele-Offensive ( 25 )
2.3 12Spiel ( 14 )
2.2 CosimShop ( 5 )
1.8 allgames4you.de ( 9 )
1.8 Buecher ( 4 )
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4. Board Game: Decision in France [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:9311]
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2.9 Philibert ( 7 )
2.5 Ludibay ( 13 )
1.0 Au Coin Du Jeu ( 1 )
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5. Board Game: Little Italy [Average Rating:5.68 Overall Rank:12127]
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3.0 Ready2Play ( 2 )
2.2 GiochinScatola ( 10 )
- Spellenhut ( 0 )
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6. Board Game: Viva España [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:12128]
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2.8 Planeton Games ( 9 )
2.5 La PCra ( 4 )
1.2 MasQueOca ( 5 )
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7. Board Game: The Poll Game [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:13099]
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I have not showed the other countries because the voter sample size is too low right now.

If you haven't voted you can do so here:

Poll: Poll: Rate the Online Game Stores
1. UK
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Board Game Club
Board Game Extras
Board Game Guru
Book Depository
Essential Boardgames
Game Stack
Games Lore
Games Player
Games Store
Green Knight Games
Heron Games
Infinity Games UK
JKLM Direct
Land of Games
Legend Games
Leisure Games
Maddison Games
Orc's Nest
Pevans
Shire Games Online
Spirit Games
2. Germany
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
12Spiel
allgames4you.de
amazon.de
Buecher
CosimShop
Milan Spiele
Spiele-Offensive
3. Belgium
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Adriaensen
Outpost Shop
The Gamestore
Time2Game
4. Denmark
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Boardgamer.dk
Fantask
5. Finland
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Fantasiapelit
lautapelit.fi,
6. France
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Au Coin Du Jeu
Ludibay
Philibert
7. Hungary
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Compaya
Gemklub
Szellemlovas
8. Italy
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
GiochinScatola
Ready2Play
Spellenhut
9. Netherlands
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Bestel Een Spel
Coolmove
Spellenhuis
Spellenhut
Spellenwereld
Spellenzolder
The Realm of Fantasy
The Summoner
Toys Forever
10. Norway
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
billigebrettspill.no
brettspill.no
gamezone.no
spillsjefen.no
spillskrinet.no
11. Poland
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Bard
Rebel
12. Portugal
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Diver Online
13. Spain
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
La PCra
MasQueOca
Planeton Games
14. Sweden
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Alphaspel
Science Fiction Bokhandeln
World of Boardgames
      525 answers
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I will update the results if there are a significant number of extra votes.
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8. Board Game: More or Less [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
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These are some more stores that were suggested after I made the last poll.
Poll
1. Germany
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
magierspiele.de
gamers-hq.de
tellurian.de
playme.de
Limbus Spiele: limbusshop.de
2. Netherlands
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
gezelschapsspellen.com
goedkopegezelschapsspellen.nl
3. Portugal
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
loot.pt
netsurf.pt
4. Spain
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
dracotienda.es
      33 answers
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Italy
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
www.uplay.it
www.giocofollia.com
      5 answers
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Romania
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
boardgames.ro/jocuri.htm
cutia.ro/
redgoblin.ro/shop/
reginasinebunul.ro/
shop.deckmaster.ro/
      5 answers
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UK late addition (opened March 2011)
  Great Good Okay Bad - Fixed Bad - Not Fixed
Red Dice Games
      7 answers
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