Octahedron Sphere, creating a better world

This tutorial is about creating an approximation of a sphere by subdividing the faces of an octahedron. The tutorial has been commissioned by Binpress, you can find it here.
An octahedron sphere planet.

Downloads

uv-test.png
The UV test image.
planet-diffuse-specular.png
The planet diffuse and specular map.
planet-normals.png
The planet normal map.
octahedron-sphere-tutorial.unitypackage
The finished tutorial project.
octahedron-sphere-meshes.unitypackage
Octahedron sphere mesh assets, from zero to six subdivisions, with radius 1 and with diameter 1.