Over at the DMs Guild the College of Opera subclass is proving to be very popular. Sites that don’t normally cover D&D have found Hannah Rose and Kelli Butler’s 2-paged $1.99 5th edition supplement delightful.
As a subclass, the Opera singer is based off bards but makes some tweaks. Once the character has earned enough levels, they can use one of three arias to add benefits in or out of combat.
Gamers are especially liking the Supporting Cast ability which allows the character to gain Bardic Inspiration whenever an ally uses a Bardic Inspiration dice. This is a popular ability as it means the Opera singer gets a dice for their use whenever they’re able to help someone out.
The subclass is proving to be very popular and has nearly two dozen reviews after just a few days after being uploaded. Two dozen reviews implies an impressive amount of purchases.
Kelli Butler, one of the designers, is a professional opera singer and has experience with the likes of the New Rochelle Opera and St. Petersburg Opera as a soprano. It just goes to show that even for a fantasy RPG that real-life experience and research can make a huge difference.