Originally Posted by mattbarton.exe
Indeed, I've seen it mentioned a few times but haven't played it. I did a bit of research on it and it does indeed appear to be a very early and innovative RTS. I'm surprised it doesn't come up more often. I did find a review where someone named Peter Sly was praising the game but criticizing the interface; ten clicks to levy taxes, which you must do often.
I thought it was impressive and promising, but I failed to really get deeply into the game. I
wrote a review on the AGDB, there's another one there, and there's also a Celebrity review by Realms author Steve Turner of Gunship, he drops in some interesting Realms trivia at the end of his review.