The recent spate of VAC authentication errors have ruined many a game of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and, according to anecdotal reports, Dota 2 in the last week.

Given that the problem is being predominantly experienced in Australia and New Zealand, it's frustrating that Valve haven't openly addressed things. But when you're a tournament organiser and you're supposed to dole out $55,555 to teams on the weekend, it's a few stops short of a crisis.