Jewel of the North, formerly know as vincegetorix
True that.On the other hand, the bizarre admixture of Western tropes with Chivalric romance, Sword & Sorcery, and Tolkienian tropes is part of their brand.
But I have in mind something closer to King's Dark Tower (Americana mixed with Chivalry, Sorcery and Western tropes) rather than gonzo LotR, but that's just me, I know it well. I'm also the one who said Dark Sun should be the main setting for D&D in this era because of the themes it approached.
Or go full-on science fantasy ala Final Fantasy, if you want heroes with magic pouring out of their pores, even the fight-y ones!
But like I said, I'm the outlier here