Softcover has shelfwear to edges and covers. Spine has tilt with creases. Pages tight and clean, but yellowed due to age. pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1986. ISBN: 0671655833. The Reality Matrix is an incredible adventure novel--and it is also just plain incredible in its integration of the Tao of physics, computer modeling, cosmology, and games, among other things. Its people are memorably human, its premises...unusual.