Photos: Robot wars
A team tends to "Last Rites" robot after it was damaged in combat with rival robot "Sewer Snake" on Saturday at the ComBots Cup and National Championship in San Francisco.
Betty vs. Karcas
"Big Betty" takes on "Karcas" on Saturday at the ComBots event.
Megabyte vs. Biohazard
"Megabyte" rips into "Biohazard" on Saturday at the ComBots championship event in San Francisco.
Robots battle in Robot Combat arena.
Dave Baker (crouching) and Bill Moon operate the weaponry and navigation of "Starhawk" via remote control at the ComBots event.
An engineer works on a robot on Saturday.
Bill Moon works on the deadly blade of a robot on Saturday at the ComBots national championship in San Francisco.
Artist Shannon O'Hare displays his art--a Robot's Cup featuring a robot hand holding a goblet as it rises from a bronze crucible.
Megabyte and Super Megabyte
"Megabyte" and "Super Megabyte" in repose.
Robots were decorated before going into battle Saturday.
Battle can make even robots thirsty.
"Karcas" rams "Big Betty" against the rail on Saturday at the ComBots Cup and National Championship in San Francisco.