No one will discuss the new destruction system below.
Besides, if you'd be involved in project budgeting you would be aware that the costs are growing and using cheap alternatives is inevitable. This is the business. first of all.
If you hate people that can make your life easier and see the threat in everything related to AI then you can hardly call yourself an artist. Rather than a kid who likes to be in a comfort zone.
A Unity Assetstore user and VFX artist kripto289 has a nice pack for you to check out. Realistic Effects Pack 4 includes 27 effects with sounds that can be used for all kinds of Unity projects. The effects are also optimized for mobile and VR projects.
– Any color in one click
– Works out of box (just drag and drop)
– Demo scene includes (vilage and character)
– Using particles with noise turbulence
– HDR Bloom particles/effects
– Heat distortion particles
– Frame blending shaders for standard particle system
– Works with 2D and 3D
– Works with VR (oculus/vive)
– Fast cinematic bloom and fast distortion for mobile