The result has been a debate dominated by the extremes, with little patience for nuance, calibration, or balancing.
But the calibration and balance of character development to other stuff will always be different from season to season.
calibrate cal·i·brate (kāl'ə-brāt')
v. cal·i·brat·ed, cal·i·brat·ing, cal·i·brates
To check, adjust, or determine the graduations of a quantitative measuring instrument by comparison with a standard.
To determine the caliber of a tube.
To make corrections in or adjust a procedure or process.