Originally Posted by SpoonFULL
All you need is the resolution fix and mouse and keyboard fix (which works with the resolution fix). The mouse and keyboard fix makes a huge difference to playing the game as intended.
As for playing the game itself, start by focusing on the few important keys in the game (attacking, blocking, running and hand items) and familiarise yourself with them. Once your comfortable with these, you can then work with the remaining movement and parrying keys.