News & Updates

February 14, 2016 - With the downfall of our favorite image hosts blocking RPG forums from using direct links, we were clueless of what to do. Thus, after a discussion it was decided to start NicPicHost a non-profit host for our small niche of RPG forum users.

February 22, 2016 - We made a deal with MaxCDN to provide blazing fast access for people across North America and Europe on a CDN network.

February 23, 2016 - We officially opened to the public with a campaign on Shadowplay.

February 26, 2016 - We broke 3,000 images!

February 27, 2016 - The board had a meeting and it was decided to switch from MaxCDN to CDN77 temporarily to see how CDN77 will hold up. We made this choice as it'd provide better access to our Australian, Asian, and Latin American userbase. This is going to be a switch for about one week so we can see how satisfied we are with it. We may go back to MaxCDN. There will be no downtime in this switchover. Any issues? Contact us and report

March 15, 2016 - After some decisions with CDN77 and MaxCDN, we have decided to go with MaxCDN for cost differences and the fact they support Australia loading for our Aussie friends. Plus, MaxCDN offered higher speeds and faster loading toward our American userbase, which is the majority.

April 4, 2016 - Congratulations friends! We hit 10,000 images uploaded. The honor goes to Theirworld's ValCastle picture!

April 30, 2016 - We introduced shorter URLs for limited space convenience.

May 10, 2016 - Over 13,000 images added to NickPicHost and these images have been shared and viewed over 1,000,000 times, closing in on 2 million! Thank you all!

June 5, 2016 - Welcome to the team, Sam!

June 11, 2016 - NickPic.Host has been optimized! We added some new compression techniques to make image loading even faster for you, especially those in obscure locations around the globe. People in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Australia should now experience improved loading speeds.

June 20, 2016 - NickPic.Host hit 25,000 images and served 4,000,000 images to viewers like you!

July 6, 2016 - In the past 25 days, NickPic.Host served an additional 2 million images to our viewers, while doubling the size of our bandwidth. Due to this, there has been an increase to our Cost of Service page from being $14 a month to $27 a month.