The company was called Penguin Software Inc until late
All the PolarWare adventures
were written with a development system called Comprehend
. This system was completed about at the same time as the name change, and all the games released under the PolarWare name were written using Comprehend and marketed as "Comprehend Interactive Novels
Mark Pelczarski was in charge of the company until Talisman was released. PolarWare was bought up sometime around 1988.