Daniel Mehltretter graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in Interactive Design and Game Development in 2010. During school he and his team were flown to Japan to participate in the World Championship of Metal Gear Online.
After the tournament Daniel became immensely interested in science fiction. In 2009, he wrote the first edition of The Minds' Game. Two years later he released the Reimagined Edition which is considered canon to The Minds' Game Trilogy that he is working on to this day.