Simulate visuals for an impact on a shield

Hey there!

I’m here to ask what’s the best way to represent a impact on a shield. I’m using the “Unity 3.3 and iOS” Shadder in the following link to create the force fields:

Shield Shadder - Unity Wiki

And the expected outcome would preferably be something similar to this:


So, any suggestion (the focus here is in visual effects, not in physics)?

Thanks in advance.

Well, after some thinking I got one idea: to use a particle system to mimic the shield impact and make the shield totally transparent… Here’s the outcome: