Dan Sugralinov grew up in a small working-class town on the Russian border with Kazakhstan. It’s a miracle he survived his childhood games of hide-and-seek in the surrounding building sites complete with perilous rebar structures and flooded foundation pits.
Ever since he learned to read at the age of five, he couldn’t put a book down. Reluctant to earn himself the name of a conceited nerd, he concentrated on playing soccer which allowed him to become friends with the town’s toughest kids.
In 1995, he graduated with honors, entering the St Petersburg Academy of Engineering and Economics where he studied business creation. He must have done something right because in the years that followed, he first worked on TV and radio just to get the taste of it, then opened his first successful business followed by several more. In between, he started writing and playing video games, winning the St Petersburg Mortal Kombat championship and becoming runner-up for Starcraft and Warcraft 3. He is a 14-times champion in Quake, Quake 2 and Quake 3 as well as the world’s ex-#1 in the World of Warcraft.
In 2004, he wrote his first motivational novella The Bricks which to date has garnered him over 3,000,000 readers online alone.
In 2014, Russia’s leading publishers of business literature Mann, Ivanov & Ferber published a revised and extended edition of his book, The Bricks 2.0.
In 2015, Dan discovered the existence of LitRPG. He devoured everything that had been written in that genre until he finally decided he too could write similar books.
In summer 2017, he published his first book in the subgenre of realRPG: Level Up.
Seit Scyth und seine Freunde aus der Sandbox in dimore
Under the protection of Nergal the Radiant, the alliance's armimore
The armies of the Commonwealth, the Empire and the neutral factmore
Deine Eltern lassen sich scheiden, darum bist du nach deinem 16.more
Having emerged from the sandbox into the wide world of Disgardium, Scyth and his friends find themselves under the watchfumore
Having lost the Trial, Hagen didn't just lose his interface and his memory of it, but also everything he'd achieved.more
Moment mal! Was meinst du damit, dass dein Charakter verflucht ist? Er verrottet bei lebendigem Leib?more
Das Experiment, dessen "Opfer" Phil Panfilov geworden ist, schemore
The body of young paralyzed Luca, a boy killed by cruel bullies, becomes home to an interdimensional traveler.more
Mike Hagen, ein Amerikaner mit dem Spitznamen „Heulsuse“, ist emore
Phil, ein stinkfauler und reichlich verweichlichter ehemaligermore
"Ein sehr gutes Buch.more
Wait up! What do you mean, your character’s been cursed? Rotting alive? You’re joking, right?more
Phil Panfilov's tribulations seem to have run their course.more
If you have read the original Level Up series, we would like tomore