A wise man once said that war is only as deadly as your baguette is long. But perhaps that man was just being cocky.
Hit your enemies to score kills and increase the length of your... sausage... thing. But be warned, you also die in one hit.
Steer your character with the mouse. Right click to boost.
You don't need to "poke" enemies in order to score kills. A good slash will do just as well. Remember that if someone's trying to get the drop on you!