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In Hattrick, overconfidence is an event that happens when a team severely underestimates their opponent and thus performs worse than it normally would. This usually happens when a team leading the series is playing a team in the bottom part of the table.
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In Hattrick, overconfidence is an event that happens when a team severely underestimates their ][[series]] opponent and thus performs worse than it normally would. This usually happens when a team leading the series is playing a team in the bottom part of the table.  Overconfidence does not happen in [[cup]] or [[friendly]] matches.
  
The overconfidence check is done once before the match; if there is overconfidence, there will be a message about the players' attitude before the match begins. It is possible for the coach to try to amend the effects of overconfidence during the match break, which is mentioned in the match report at the beginning of the second half.
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The overconfidence check is done once before the match; if there is overconfidence, there will be a message about the players' attitude before the match begins. The affected teams's midfield rating is halved. It is possible for the coach to try to amend the effects of overconfidence during the match break, which is mentioned in the match report at the beginning of the second half; this only happens when the overconfident team is losing.
  
There is not much known about exact effects of overconfidence, aside from the obvious drop in [[midfield ratings]], and lower [[ball possession]] as the natural result. The rules state that high [[confidence]] may lead to overconfidence, and among confidence denominations there are [[Denominations|slightly exaggerated]], [[Denominations|completely exaggerated]] and [[Denominations|extremely exaggerated]], hinting at possible overconfidence in the next match. There is however no way to see this, possibly because confidence is not shown during matches. It is also not known if the coach briefing during the break reverts the team to full strength or just eliminates some of the bad effects.
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Based on some research, overconfidence can happen when a team with a [[Denominations|strong]] or better [[confidence]] plays a team at least 6 places below it in the series table. It is not clear yet whether [[winning streak]] is a factor, or if the number of [[psychologist]]s is, although many web pages suggest that psychologists should be fired in cases where possible overconfidence can lead to problems.
  
Based on some research, overconfidence can happen when a team with a [[Denominations|strong]] or better [[confidence]] plays a team at least 6 places below it in the series table. It is not clear yet whether [[winning streak]] is a factor, or if the number of [[psychologist]]s is, although many web pages suggest that psychologists should be fired in cases where possible overconfidence can lead to problems.
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In some cases, overconfidence is not much of a problem because the winning team would win anyway; sometimes, however, an overconfidence event could decide to whom goes the series medal.
  
In many cases, overconfidence is not much of a problem because the winning team would win anyway, and remains a relatively minor, albeit annoying factor when considering the tactics for the upcoming matches. Sometimes, however, it could decide to whom goes the series medal.
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Revision as of 17:35, 12 December 2005

In Hattrick, overconfidence is an event that happens when a team severely underestimates their ]series opponent and thus performs worse than it normally would. This usually happens when a team leading the series is playing a team in the bottom part of the table. Overconfidence does not happen in cup or friendly matches.

The overconfidence check is done once before the match; if there is overconfidence, there will be a message about the players' attitude before the match begins. The affected teams's midfield rating is halved. It is possible for the coach to try to amend the effects of overconfidence during the match break, which is mentioned in the match report at the beginning of the second half; this only happens when the overconfident team is losing.

Based on some research, overconfidence can happen when a team with a strong or better confidence plays a team at least 6 places below it in the series table. It is not clear yet whether winning streak is a factor, or if the number of psychologists is, although many web pages suggest that psychologists should be fired in cases where possible overconfidence can lead to problems.

In some cases, overconfidence is not much of a problem because the winning team would win anyway; sometimes, however, an overconfidence event could decide to whom goes the series medal.